The Verdict is In: Drug Testing Cases in 2017

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. There have been dozens of cases before state courts this year dealing with the issue of drug testing and marijuana accommodation in the workplace. Depending on your point of view, this may be a large […]

When Recreational Marijuana Comes to Your State

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. Medical marijuana use by employees has been a concern for employers for a number of years. However, the concern has been focused around a relatively small number of employees with qualifying medical conditions. What about […]

2017: A Year in Review

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Drug Testing In the News – Marijuana Legalization Support More Nuanced Than Expected

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) recently funded a study asking 600 voters in New York about their support of marijuana policy and legalization.  Initial results were nearly identical from those that were reported via Gallup […]

PHMSA Raises Random Drug Testing Rate

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced today that the minimum random drug testing rate for all employees covered will be raised to 50% effective January 1, 2018.  A reminder was also issued […]

Drug Testing In the News – Medical Marijuana Losing to Recreational Marijuana

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. Eight states and the District of Columbia currently allow both recreational and medical marijuana in their jurisdictions.   In those states where both recreational and medical marijuana are allowed, the medical industry is failing as more […]

Drug Testing In the News – Black Market Marijuana Continues

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. Across the world countries and states are reevaluating how marijuana works in their domaine – sometimes legalizing it for recreational purposes, sometimes for medical purposes, and sometimes leaving it illegal.   Supporters of marijuana legalization name […]