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Viewpoint: Closing the Gap on Risk Mitigation Strategy Created by Cannabis Reform

“Insurance carriers and their policyholders have options to modernize policies to address cannabis legalization. By re-evaluating the scope of testing, methods of testing, and workplace policies to focus on the recent use of THC, policyholders will be able to reduce their risks.”

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New Voices for Psych Health and Safety – with Jaime Feinberg

“Jaime will also share how this employee-focused perspective is fuelling their work as a company as they prepare to launch a new product into the substance testing space.”

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New Cannabis Law Calls for New Pot Policies

“Modern policy has to change. […] We believe for cannabis, employers’ policies need to focus on recent use.”

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California Bosses Must Prove Workers Are High Under New Pot Law

“Standard drug tests detect metabolites in urine and hair, the result of the breakdown of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) molecules that can stay in one’s system for several days or, in some cases, weeks.”

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Five Ways Cannabis Breath Testing Can Improve Employee Retention

“A cannabis breath test provides a mutually beneficial way for employers to maintain a safe work environment and for employees to be treated fairly during the era of cannabis legalization.“

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Expanding Safety-Sensitive Roles to Address Cyberattacks

“The users of your information technology, including employees, are often the weakest point of your security – unless they are educated and made aware of the threats.”

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How Does Legalization of Marijuana Impact Employers?

“Are we trying to prove whether or not our candidate or our employees are impaired? And the answer is: No. That is not why you drug test in the workplace. You drug test in the workplace because it is a proven risk mitigation tool.”

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Tech companies are racing to crack the code of marijuana testing

“Hound Labs, perhaps the most recognizable name in new marijuana testing tech, has developed a Breathalyzer-like device to detect THC down to the parts per trillion for a few hours after someone consumes marijuana.”

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Cannabis Reform – Thoughts from Safety Professionals

“Unsurprisingly, cannabis legalization has complicated how safety professionals across the country balance the need for safety with the goal of fairness. However, I am hopeful these difficult discussions will lead to improved outcomes as companies realize that by using new breath technology, they can maintain safety, ensure objectivity, and continue fair workplace practices of testing both safety‐sensitive and non‐safety‐ sensitive employees.”

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Accentuate the Negative, Deter the Positive

“Only THC breath testing technology is capable of distinguishing between use that has occurred in the past few hours versus the past few days.”

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Expanding the Definition of Safety for Today’s Workplace

“While it is impossible to be 100% safe from cyberattacks, organizations can reduce their vulnerability by thoroughly training employees, strengthening current policies, and developing new policies.”

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Legal marijuana has states scrambling to get cops roadside tests for weed-impaired drivers

“Hound Labs, a company based in Oakland, California, said it has developed a breath test that can measure whether a person has used cannabis in recent hours — a key piece of the puzzle in determining whether a motorist was impaired or simply had remnants of the drug in their system.”

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