New Nevada law bans pre-employment marijuana tests

A new law in Nevada will ban pre-employment marijuana tests.

KSNV reported that Gov. Steve Sisolak signed AB 132 into law, which will ban the denial of employment if someone tests positive for marijuana.

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Exceptions to the law apply, however.

KTNV reported that the law does not apply to those applying to a job that requires them to operate a motor vehicle and submit to screening tests by federal law, as well as positions like a firefighter or emergency medical technician. The exception also applies to positions that employers determine could impact the safety of others.

The law ill be in effect in January 2020.

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