Last year, California voters passed Proposition 64 (“Prop 64”), making the recreational use and sale of marijuana generally permissible under California law. Specifically, Prop 64 legalizes the use of marijuana for non-medical reasons by adults age 21 and over. While Prop 64 made the use of recreational marijuana legal under state law as of
Ross v. RagingWire Telecommunications Inc.
Up in Smoke: Is Ross v. RagingWire Telecommunications, Inc. Still Relevant to Employers?
By Stefanie K. Vaudreuil on
Posted in Employment
In the 2008 case Ross v. RagingWire Telecommunications, Inc., the California Supreme Court held that employers are not required to accommodate an employee’s medicinal marijuana use irrespective of the Compassionate Use Act of 1996 [Health & Safety Code section 11362.5], which provides that persons using marijuana under the care of a physician are not…