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Resource Update: Recreational Marijuana in the New Jersey Workplace

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One of Governor Phil Murphy’s top priorities in his new administration is the decriminalization of marijuana in New Jersey. The proposed bill most likely to become law this year comes as employers are just getting comfortable with a workforce eligible for medical marijuana use. Though similar to current medical marijuana policy, the new proposed law legalizing recreational marijuana use will affect hiring, discipline, and firing decisions in novel and important ways.  FordHarrison attorneys have prepared an analysis of the impact of recreational marijuana on the New Jersey workplace - for a copy of this analysis, please contact

If you have questions regarding recreational marijuana in the New Jersey workplace, please feel free to contact Mark Saloman,, member of FordHarrison’s Berkeley Heights, New Jersey office. You may also contact the FordHarrison attorney with whom you usually work.