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The use of medical marijuana continues to pose a dilemma for employers, especially small businesses, even though marijuana is legal in 24 states for medicinal or recreational purposes. According to a new poll by EMPLOYERS, a small business Workers’ Compensation insurance specialist, small businesses have mixed feelings about its presence in the workplace. One in five small business owners (19%) said they would allow an employee who has a doctor’s prescription for medical marijuana to use it at work, while nearly two-thirds of small business owners (62%) said they would not. Another 17% of small business owners were not sure whether they would allow employees to use the drug while at work.

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