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NYC Bans Pre-Employment Testing for Marijuana

The New York City Council passed on Tuesday a ban on pre-employment testing for marijuana usage. The bill, sponsored by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Majority Leader Laurie A. Cumbo and Council Member Carlina Rivera, prohibits employers from requiring a prospective employee to submit to testing for tetrahydrocannabinols (THC), the active ingredient in marijuana, as a condition of employment. Exceptions […]