Drug Tests Show Marijuana Use at 14-Year High Among Workers

“It makes a difference if someone used marijuana at some point in the last four hours, versus the last four days,” Mr. Hall [executive vice president of environmental health and safety at executive vice president of environmental health and safety] said. View the full article here >

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Blazing the Trail: What the Legalization of Cannabis Means for Canadian Employers

This report summarizes the potential impact of marijuana on the workplace in Canada, including top areas of concern employers may want to address in the future. It covers relevant literature on cannabis as well as recent Conference Board survey research on organizational concerns regarding the legalization of recreational cannabis.   Read Full Report>

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2018 Employer Drug Testing Survey

Current Consulting Group’s second annual Employer Survey provides insights into a broad range of topics, from existing drug testing methodologies to current industry issues such as marijuana legalization and the opioid epidemic.   Read Full Report>

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82% of Employers are Concerned about Marijuana Legalization

A new survey of employers in several industries across the country indicates concern about marijuana legalization and increased use. The survey, conducted by OnTarget on behalf of Hound Labs, contains employer views on drug testing policies and hiring in addition to specific concerns.  Marijuana in the Workplace Survey from HoundLabsInc Download Research Report

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Clearing the Haze: The Impacts of Marijuana in the Workplace

Medical cannabis, or marijuana, has been legal in Canada since 1991; however, there have been multiple changes to the laws and a marked increase in the number of Canadians who have registered to purchase medical marijuana. According to Health Canada data, almost 167,000 Canadians were registered to purchase cannabis in the last quarter of 2016/17.  …

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Rule Changes Ahead for 2017

Marti Fisher, Policy Advocate for the California Chamber of Commerce, provides a brief update to her 2016 paper on Marijuana in the Workplace. The 2017 paper examines in greater detail the myriad of issues facing employers now that marijuana is legalized for medical and recreational use. -Read the full article

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Ask Dr. Lynn – Why do we need a tool to measure recent use?

Hound Labs CEO and Co-Founder, Dr. Mike Lynn, talks about the wide-ranging groups of people whose interests come together around the use of a marijuana breathalyzer.

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Marijuana: Legalizing Medical, Recreational Uses Has Implications for Workplace Drug Use Policies

Marti Fisher, Policy Advocate for the California Chamber of Commerce, discusses how the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana impacts employers. This 7-page document provides an excellent overview of how marijuana legalization impacts many employer decisions – hiring and termination practices, workers’ compensation, and employee drug testing. -Read Full Article

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Survey Findings: Policies for Marijuana use in the Workplace

This presentation gives an overview of findings from SHRM’s 2015 survey on workplace policies regarding marijuana use. Employers’ practices regarding drug testing, consequences of drug use at work, and the impact legalization has on policies are all covered along with many other key findings.   View Full Report>

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