California employers have been dealing with the ramifications of legal medicinal marijuana for
years. Now that voters have passed Proposition 64,1 legalizing so-called “recreational”
marijuana use, employers face a new reality of potentially outdated workplace policies,
employee accommodation, and the applicability of drug-free workplace guidelines. Workers’
compensation carriers and self-insured employers in particular must begin to consider the impact
that Proposition 64 may have on claims processing.