Cannabis is all but legal in California, according to the New York Times.
But Californians need a doctor's recommendation in order to lawfully possess the herb. Many readers have asked us over the months if they'll jeopardize employment opportunities or end up on some master list of pot smokers if they get a doctor's note or a state medical marijuana ID card.
Always here to help, we went out and got the facts, detailed in this week's column, 'The Truth About Medical Marijuana Card Privacy".
"The gist of it is this: The law is on your side when it comes to the privacy of your medical records, but don't accidentally out yourself by failing an employer's drug test, getting a DUI, or Facebooking pictures of nugs."
Click here to read the details, then consider getting legal. Happy 2013.