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Cannabis Laws and Commercial Drivers

Thirty states plus the District of Columbia have recently enacted comprehensive Marijuana usage laws. The continuing and increasing trend of state legalization of Marijuana can impact your business, and Selective Insurance is here to help you work through potential issues and concerns. Legalization of Marijuana can impact your Commercial Auto exposures, specifically your employees with a commercial driver’s license (“CDL”).

Federal vs. State Law

Despite a change in state laws, Marijuana is still a Schedule I Controlled Substance under the Federal Controlled Substances Act of 1970. According to the United States Department of Transportation, state laws have no impact on the testing regulations and requirements for obtaining or maintaining a CDL.

The use of Marijuana by a commercial driver utilizing a CDL is therefore prohibited, regardless of whether the drug was taken for recreational or medical purposes, or whether or not marijuana use was legal in the applicable state. Read More

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