Security Clearances and Legalized Marijuana: What You Should Know

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As of today, 25 states have legalized medical marijuana while four states—Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington, and the District of Columbia have legalized recreational pot. With the coming elections there could be as many as 14 additional states added to the list. What does this mean for the potential security clearance applicant or current clearance holder? Are you are…

Hi. What do you think the determination would be for someone who is physically disabled by Cerebral Palsy and medically cleared for use in the state of MD? I may be working toward security + certification and need clearance to get any of the good jobs in my area. Thank you for your time

Regardless of medical conditions and state legalization clearance holdees cannot use marijuana, medical or otherwise.