Managing Medical Marijuana in Safety-Sensitive Workplaces

Employers may be legally obligated to accommodate employees who use medically prescribed marijuana to treat a disability. They are not, however, required to automatically permit the use of marijuana in safety-sensitive positions. Labour arbitrators have argued that zero tolerance policies are unreasonable, but policies requiring disclosures are reasonable to evaluate safety risks.

 

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