Louisiana Senate passes bill to protect state workers who use MMJ

After a few weeks in circulation and little to no debate, the Louisiana Senate has passed a bill that will protect state workers who use medical marijuana on the advice of a doctor.

HB 988 states: “No state employer shall subject an employee or prospective employee to negative employment consequences based solely on a positive drug test for marijuana, marijuana components, including tetrahydrocannabinols, or marijuana metabolites if the employee or prospective employee has been clinically diagnosed as suffering from a debilitating medical condition and a licensed physician has recommended marijuana for therapeutic use by the employee in accordance with state law.”

As it should be in any state in which medical cannabis is legal. End of discussion.

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