Immigration, Marijuana Don’t Mix

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If members of your workforce are immigrants (they have a green card) or are working temporarily in the United States in any visa category, including as farm workers, hospitality workers, healthcare workers, or students, they shouldn’t use any drugs or substances prohibited under federal or state drug schedules. The schedules prohibit cannabis, or marijuana, use even when it’s legal under state law for either medicinal or recreational purposes.

Source: jirkaejc / iStock / Getty Images How Is Cannabis Classified?

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) website describes how it classifies (or schedules) narcotics and other plants and drugs.

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