What Colorado Employers Need to Know About Marijuana and Workers’ Compensation

It’s been a few years since the recreational use of marijuana was legalized in Colorado. Employers still have questions about what they can – and can’t – do about employee marijuana use. Those questions are complicated by our tight labor market, and employers need to be reminded of the legal framework around marijuana and the workplace in Colorado.

This guide, in partnership with Pinnacol Assurance, will answer your questions when it comes to marijuana legalization and your workplace, such as:

  • Can employers enforce drug-free workplaces policies?
  • Is it illegal to prohibit medical use?
  • What if an employee gets injured on the job?



Note: The information contained in this article does not convey legal advice of any kind. Please consult your attorney for advice on the application of the law to the specific facts of your case or legal problem.