Some adjustment in marijuana policies is necessary to promote a safe workplace. (Photo: iStock)

As the use of marijuana continues to rise — including among people 55 and older — and legalization trends continue, employers should be adjusting their focus on its use among employees.

That’s according to a white paper from Lockton, which points out the simple fact of marijuana use is not necessarily a valid factor in hiring or firing decisions, or in how an employee’s performance of his duties is regarded.

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