Using marijuana is legal — but it can still get you fired. ‘Human resource professionals in Illinois will have their hands full.’

1/10/20–In Illinois, employers are allowed to fire workers who bring cannabis to the office and show up impaired or fail random drug tests, according to the state’s new law legalizing recreational marijuana use. Companies also are able to reject job applicants who don’t pass drug screens. However, employers that take action against their workers still could face legal questions, leaving Illinois employers in somewhat of a quandary about what they can and should be doing in terms of drug testing and a positive marijuana result. Read