Rhode Island allows both medical and recreational cannabis use. Employers cannot refuse to employ or penalize a person solely because of their status as a cardholder. However, exceptions apply for certain positions.
Legal Status: Yes, medical and recreational
Protections for Medicinal Users & Exceptions:
Employers cannot discriminate based on cardholder status, but exceptions exist for specific positions, including safety-sensitive ones.
Protections for Recreational Users & Exceptions:
Restrictions on Testing for Cannabis:
Employers may not discriminate based solely on cardholder status, except in specific cases like safety-sensitive positions.