Oregon 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.
Oregon personal and medical use of marijuana.
Medical Use: Ballot Measure 67 was approved by 55% of voters in the November 3, 1998 election establishing the “OREGON MEDICAL MARIJUANA ACT.”(ORS 475.300 – 346). Law specifies Employers need not accommodate use in the workplace.
Personal Use: On January 1st, 2016, Ballot Measure 91, reflected in HB3400 (which provides legal personal use of marijuana for adults over the age of 21) passed and became effective September 20, 2016.
For more information regarding marijuana at work, refer to Info Cubic’s Drug Screening compliance corner.