Cannabis: Strategies to Prevent and Respond to Intoxication in the Workplace

We will discuss cannabis usage and the impact of legalization of medical and recreational marijuana on the workplace. We will review applicable federal and state laws including New York’s MRTA. We will also discuss the emerging trend of how Courts are focusing on “offsite” versus “on-site” usage of marijuana. We will also review various employment policies that employers will need to update to address substance abuse. We will also discuss drug testing policies and how to policies need to be adapted to address cannabis. Finally, we will be address the policies and procedures employers should have in place when individuals “pop” positive on a drug test.

Presented by Debra Doby