The Legalization Of Cannabis: 7 Reasons Why Employers Should Take Notice

A short article to help employers learn a bit more about this topical and highly contentious area of legislative change.

We’ll be covering some of this at my next seminar.  if you are a mainstay client, and would like to attend, please let me know ASAP and I’ll register you at my expense.

Cannabis legalization is coming. The legislation is expected to pass by July with legalization becoming effective by September.  Employers should take notice because:

1. There is already a lot of cannabis in Canada

2. More cannabis to come with legalization

3. Cannabis is addictive

4. Cannabis impairs

5. Operating a motor vehicle – risky

6. The problem of residual impairment – hours to days to weeks

7. Occupational health and safety legislation – the risk to the workplace and to employers