Nevada Employment Law Update – November 2016


Voters Approve Recreational Use of Marijuana

On November 8, 2016, Nevada voters approved ballot initiative Question 2, the Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act. The act permits the recreational use of marijuana by adults 21 and older with some restrictions.

With regards to employment, the act explicitly permits employers to maintain, enact and enforce workplace policies prohibiting or restricting the possession or use of marijuana in the workplace.

Read Question 2