Jesse Mondry in Bloomberg Law

Many of the states that were in the first wave of recreational marijuana legalization such as Oregon and Washington have their own state worker safety programs and published guidance for the industry, said attorney Jesse Mondry, whose practice at Harris Bricken Sliwoski LLP in Portland, Ore., focuses on cannabis issues.

Also, each state’s cannabis industry is already heavily regulated and licensed with worker conditions often part of the requirements, he said.