Arizona Marijuana Employer Guidelines“Recreational vs. personal” use of marijuana: We recognize that a majority of the country uses the term “recreational use” when referring to states that have legalized possession and use of limited amounts of marijuana for those over 21.
Arizona personal and medical use of marijuana.
Medical Use: The use of marijuana for medical purposes has been authorized in Arizona, and discipline for a positive test for medical marijuana patients is limited. Employers may not discriminate based on status as a medical marijuana user in Arizona. A positive test alone is not proof of being under the influence. Code sec.36-2813(B)
Personal Use: Adults 21 years old and older may use possess, or transfer use no more than six plants at a primary residence. Smoking in a public place is prohibited. Employers are still able to maintain a drug-free workplace and zero tolerance.
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