Category: Drugs & Alcohol

Marijuana

Illinois amends cannabis-related laws

January 28, 2020 By

Employers in Illinois should consult with their local legal counsel to determine the impact of the amended act on marijuana and drug testing programs.

Drug Testing

Marijuana frequently asked questions

January 7, 2020 By

Whether it is about its legal status, its side effects, or if employers can drug test employees, questions are plentiful about marijuana. We’ve answered some of the most frequently asked questions to help you sift through the noise and get a true sense of the current state of marijuana.

Alcohol

Keep alcohol off the roads

December 30, 2019 By

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, bringing awareness to the consequences of impaired driving, and driving under the influence and preventing motor vehicle fatalities caused by alcohol consumption.

Marijuana

Marijuana in the workplace: National Safety Council’s new position

December 10, 2019 By

In its new position, the National Security Council urges employers to implement policies stating no amount of cannabis consumption is acceptable for those who work in safety-sensitive positions.

Marijuana

Workplace drug testing policies and marijuana legalization

December 3, 2019 By

Employers can continue to drug test for marijuana. As states legalize marijuana, our experts offer some important considerations for your company as you write or revise your drug testing policy.

Marijuana

Marijuana positivity in America’s workplace

November 25, 2019 By

Data reveal increases in marijuana positivity rates across industries, workforce categories, and specimen types. We continue to examine marijuana positivity rates alongside the legal status of marijuana by state.

Marijuana

A growing – and changing – crop

September 26, 2019 By

Marijuana itself has evolved from the mildly potent ditch weed of the 1960s and 70s, to a potent and potentially dangerous narcotic.

Marijuana

Clearing up the confusion with marijuana

August 30, 2019 By

Employers face a number of issues with marijuana. Our experts discussed safety-sensitive carve-outs, impairment, off-duty use, employment protections, and CBD products as well as medical and recreational marijuana state laws.

Marijuana

Webinar: Making sense of marijuana

August 5, 2019 By

Two experts discuss the legal implications of marijuana for workplaces and the science of drug testing in our upcoming webinar.

Drugs & Alcohol

Employers weigh in on illicit opioid use at work

May 28, 2019 By

An NSC poll highlights how employers handle the opioid crisis and the support needed for opioids-related issues in the workplace.