Nevada allows both medical and recreational cannabis use. Employers must attempt to make reasonable accommodations for medical cannabis users unless it poses a threat or hardship. They may refuse to hire individuals for specific positions that could affect safety.
Legal Status: Yes, medical and recreational
Protections for Medicinal Users & Exceptions:
Employers must attempt reasonable accommodations for medical cannabis users, except if it poses a threat or hardship. Exceptions include certain safety-sensitive positions.
Protections for Recreational Users & Exceptions:
Employers may enforce zero-tolerance policies and take action based on positive drug tests, especially for safety-sensitive positions.
Restrictions on Testing for Cannabis:
Employers can conduct drug tests under specific circumstances, including reasonable suspicion and safety-sensitive positions.
While employers must attempt accommodations for medical users, they can enforce workplace policies and take action based on drug tests for both medical and recreational users.