Marijuana Could Be Removed From Firefighter Drug Testing Requirements

PRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — Some city employees will no longer be tested for marijuana on their drug screenings, and if the contract between the city and the firefighters union is approved, the list of exempt employees could soon grow longer.

If the contract is ratified, firefighters will not be tested for marijuana when they go in for drug tests.

It’s a policy the firefighters union pulled for as they re-negotiated their contract, officials said Tuesday.

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