The Purpose and Benefits of a Written Policy

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. When it comes to maintaining a safe and secure workplace, your company’s vision must include a workplace free of the dangerous effects of substance abuse. Employees under the influence of drugs and alcohol, including marijuana, […]

The Beginning of a Long Strange Trip

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. In today’s fast paced world of technology and 24/7/365 news, most people are deluged with information on hundreds of subjects through newsfeeds, blogs, and smartphone alerts.  Couple that with the e-mail lists you may or […]

The True Cost of Marijuana Legalization

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. $18 billion – that’s the amount of tax revenue that would be created if marijuana were legalized nationwide[1].  The media is awash with the supposed benefits of marijuana legalization – increased tax revenue on the […]

Drug Testing In the News – Link Between Medical Marijuana and Opioid Deaths More Nuanced Than Thought

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. We’ve all heard it – medical marijuana is the cure to the opioid crisis,  the solution to opioid addiction that we’ve all been waiting for.  Some studies have shown that medical marijuana means lowered levels […]

Drug Testing In the News – Maine Drug Testing

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. Some of the most frequent questions that CCG gets are pertaining to drug and alcohol testing in Maine – what is allowed, when it is allowed, who makes the regulations, etc.  It should come as […]

Drug Testing In the News – Marijuana in January

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. The beginning of 2018 brought about some changes to the way marijuana is looked at on the federal level.   Attorney General Jeff Sessions, just a few days into the new year, rescinded the Obama-era memo […]