Massachusetts allows both medical and recreational cannabis use. Case law suggests that allowing off-site medical cannabis use might be considered a reasonable accommodation, but employers can still enforce policies restricting cannabis consumption by employees.
Legal Status: Yes, medical and recreational
Protections for Medicinal Users & Exceptions:
Allowing off-site use of medical cannabis, despite an employer’s drug-free workplace policy, may be considered a reasonable accommodation under Massachusetts’ disability discrimination law, subject to certain conditions.
Protections for Recreational Users & Exceptions:
Restrictions on Testing for Cannabis:
Employers can enforce policies restricting cannabis consumption by employees, even in light of the state’s cannabis laws.