Fleets ramping up training on marijuana impairment

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“A lot of our non-regulated fleet employers are having to make hard decisions about either eliminating marijuana from their drug-free testing program or eliminating drug testing altogether just to get candidates through the door” [Darren Beard, Kansas City, Missouri-based senior loss control consultant at Lockton Cos. LLC.] View the full article here >

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Impairment testing lags behind state cannabis legalization

“‘The difference with the test and the reason why it’s groundbreaking, is it has a window of detection that lasts only a few hours,’ said Doug Boxer, the company’s chief of policy and strategic initiatives.” View the full article here >

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The marijuana breathalyzer is here. Next up: a breathalyzer to catch people infected with COVID-19

“Hound Labs created the COVID-19 breathalyzer based on the same exquisitely sensitive technology platform that we use for the Hound marijuana breathalyzer that’s coming to market later this year,” said Dr. Mike Lynn, the CEO of Hound Labs.” View the full article here >

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Avetta, Hound Labs partner with world’s first on-site test for recent marijuana use

Hound Labs’ solution is a key method to help both employees and companies maintain safety in all areas of the supply chain. Companies now have an accurate way to determine whether or not employees recently used marijuana prior to coming to the job site. This process is especially critical in states where recreational marijuana use…

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In a Rare Alignment, Red and Blue States Turn Green

Employers may wish to consider breath technology and drug testing policies to allow measurements of recent marijuana use – preserving jobs for responsible employees, mitigating risk, and maintaining safety while aligning with their employees who are increasingly concerned with fairness. Originally prepared for and published by PBSA in the Nov-Dec 2020 edition of the Journal.…

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