Thousands of Washington, D.C. city employees can now use marijuana off the clock, whether for medicinal or recreational purposes.

What for some workers is a change in policy and for others is a clarification comes courtesy of a new mayoral order from Mayor Muriel Bowser.

The order states that city agencies cannot create their own policies with respect to employee cannabis use and, with some key exceptions, marijuana use can neither prevent a person from getting or keeping a government job.

It is still against the rules to use marijuana during work hours.

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Rachel Kurzius ~ WAMU.org