Adapting to Weed in the Workplace

13 Sep 2017
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Flying Cloud, Lake Tahoe Resort

Adapting to Weed in the Workplace

With the passage of Proposition 64, California joins a number of states in legalizing recreational marijuana. How does this impact the workplace? In this session, understand the state of the law with respect to the use of recreational and medical marijuana, learn the parameters of such use in the workplace, and consider the implications for employer liability.

At the completion of this session, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand legal marijuana and an employers’ right to discipline and test
  • Understand interaction of disability discrimination law with marijuana use
  • Identify possible new exposures to agencies and potential JPA adaptations in response


  • Kristine E. Kwong, Partner, Musick, Peeler & Garrett LLP
  • Douglas R. Alliston, Shareholder, Murphy Campbell Alliston & Quinn

Moderator: Nidra Kumaradas, ASCIP

Interest areas: Human Resources, JPA Board, Pool Manager