Does Legalized Marijuana Effect Workplace Policies?

In short, not much. This may sound surprising but employees working in states that have legalized recreational marijuana use still subject to prosecution under federal law. Continue reading “Does Legalized Marijuana Effect Workplace Policies?” »

Legalized Marijuana and the Workplace

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Resulting from the election, more states have voted to legalize recreational use of marijuana. California, Nevada, Maine and Massachusetts now join 26 other states and D.C. in passing legalization laws in some form. With other states and more expansive laws sure to come, how are employers going to test for and handle employees using marijuana? Continue reading “Legalized Marijuana and the Workplace” »

Marijuana is Contributing to More Traffic Accidents, Research Shows. Protect Your Fleet Today!

As more and more states move to legalize medical marijuana (and some even progress toward legalizing recreational use of the drug), concerns about the safety of marijuana continue to surface.

One recent study found that marijuana usage was linked to brain abnormalities in regions responsible for emotion and motivation.

Now, research out of Columbia University has shown that marijuana is contributing more to traffic deaths than in previous years.

Here are the details about this research — and what your company should do to protect against drugged driving.

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