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High Stakes in the Workplace: Redefining Cannabis Testing Policies

Five factors to consider for strengthening cannabis testing policies to emphasize deterrence, safety, and fairness.

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Top Ten Questions About Washington Senate Bill 5123

Everything you need to know about how Washington S.B. 5123 will impact hiring, employment, and policy concerns related to cannabis testing for the state’s employers.
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Meet the Expert: Dr. Mike Lynn, CEO + Co-Founder of Hound Labs

In this edition of our ‘Meet the Experts’ series, Hound Labs’ CEO + Co-Founder shares insights about the origins of Hound Labs and the story behind introducing breath testing to the drug testing market.

Does Workplace Drug Testing Identify Impairment? 

Some new state cannabis laws are targeting impairment, but that’s anything but a clear standard. Here is what you need to know as an employer.
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First Came Cannabis Legalization, Now Comes Fairness

As access to cannabis has increased, so has the number of states enacting legislation to exclude some cannabis tests that detect non-psychoactive metabolites.
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Part One: Breath Testing Burning Questions with Barry Sample, Ph.D.

World-renowned toxicology expert and Hound Labs’ scientific advisor, Dr. Barry Sample, discusses the science behind cannabis breath testing and its benefits.

New Law WA S.B. 5123 Will Protect Some Job Applicants From Discrimination Based on Off-Duty Marijuana Use 

Ogletree Deakins law firm discusses WA S.B. 5123, which limits some employers from making hiring decisions based on pre-employment testing for cannabis use.
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How to Make Workplace Cannabis Testing Fair for All

A workplace testing policy that relies on an objective measure for drug use supports fairness in the workplace and, ultimately, provides employers with protection against risks.
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Risks to Consider When Modernizing Workplace Cannabis Testing Policies 

Many employers feel stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to modernizing workplace cannabis testing policies. Here are some risks to consider when evaluating program changes.
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The Science Behind Breath Testing: Key Lessons Learned

An interview with Hound Labs CEO, Dr. Mike Lynn, about how the science of breath testing is changing the drug testing industry and shedding new light on the THC molecule.
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Q + A with the Experts: Drug Testing Data and the Value of Breath

A new report shows increasing cannabis use and its impact on workplace safety. In this Q+A, our experts address why now is the time to add cannabis breath testing to drug testing policies.
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Washington S.B. 5123: Off-Duty Cannabis Use Employment Protections

More states continue to pass employment protections for off-duty cannabis use while limiting tests that detect non-psychoactive metabolites in the drug. We explain Washington’s latest law.
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Thoughts on the Journey to Federal Cannabis Legalization

Senior Manager of Legal Affairs shares her takeaways from Capitol Hill, where national lawmakers discussed the road to federal cannabis legalization.