Every state now has some sort of legislation regarding the carrying of concealed weapons. A number of states and other political entities have adopted legislation to permit the use of medicinal marijuana. Each one of these matters creates the potential for safety hazards as well as violation of employee rights and possible employment discrimination. This article discusses the issues in broad scope to provide the reader with a framework to identify these liability issues. The authors can assist with information on specific questions that might arise in particular jurisdictions or situations.
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