Kees Kort (Retd) Quoted in Rehab Matters on Medical Marijuana and the Legal Conundrum for Employers

Kees Kort (Retd) Quoted in Rehab Matters on Medical Marijuana and the Legal Conundrum for Employers

Rehab Matters quoted Hicks Morley’s Kees Kort (Retd) in a special report on Medical Marijuana. The article explores the exponential growth of registrants for the use of medical marijuana in 2017 and how this proliferation raises questions regarding medication and work.

“The employer is obligated to ensure the safety and health of the workplace. The employer is also required to provide reasonable accommodation when they know or ought to have known such accommodation is required for an employee to complete the essential duties of their occupation […] Therefore health and safety considerations in the case of medical marijuana constitute an undue hard- ship upon the employer” Kees said.

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