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Epstein Becker Green | USA | 18 Dec 2018

Mixed Results for Employers on Marijuana - Two Federal Courts Refuse to Find State Marijuana Laws Preempted by Federal Law

Two recent federal cases illustrate why employers - even federal contractors - must be cognizant of relevant state-law pronouncements regarding the


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 9 Jul 2012

Add another state to the list that has found that obesity discrimination is illegal since obesity is an impairment

On July 2nd we wrote a lengthy piece on “obesity discrimination” -- discrimination in employment based on obesity, and noted that aside from a few statutes around the nation which explicitly prohibit such discrimination, there are a few courts which have taken the position that obesity is a “disability” or "impairment" under the expanded ADA definition.

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