Before vote on legal marijuana, several revisions are in play

 In Legalization, Local News

The day before legislation to legalize recreational marijuana hits the Senate floor, the debate is heating up.

Half a dozen Senate committees have already worked on the bill, but it could see further significant edits when it gets to the floor Wednesday. Several senators are floating amendments to the bill, S.241.

One amendment, which originated with the Senate Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs Committee, affirms that the legalization bill would not curtail an employer’s right to drug test employees.

The amendment also would establish a study committee to consider the effect of marijuana and alcohol in the workplace.


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