Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

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.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free
PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader.


  • All PropertyCasualty360.com news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including BenefitsPRO.com and ThinkAdvisor.com.

Already have an account?


Join PropertyCasualty360

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join PropertyCasualty360.com now!

  • Unlimited access to PropertyCasualty360.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including BenefitsPRO.com, ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join PropertyCasualty360

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.