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Nixa council bars city employees from recreational marijuana use

Posted 3/3/23

The new policy impacts all municipal workers on and off the job.

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Will the city also ban city employees from recreational alcohol use? Do they restrict the use of nicotine?

I am not a marijuana user, drinker, or snooker. However, I do not see that the city has the authority overreaching regulation, especially if all mood altering substances are not included.

While I would prefer no one felt the need or desire to get high, I much prefer a bunch of stoners to a bunch of drinkers.

And that’s all I have to say about that.

Gump Wannabe

Friday, March 3

Well, then they need to ban recreational alcohol use as well. Both alcohol and marijuana are now LEGAL in the state of Missouri. Why would the city single out marijuana unless they have the mind set of 50 years ago. To quote a friend who was a police officer for 20+ years, "Not once did I ever go out on a domestic violence call because the couple was stoned." Come on Nixa! I thought you were more progressive than that.

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