Marijuana Policy & Best Practices:

Handling Employee Medical & Recreational Use

Thursday, September 1, 2022  |  1:00 PM ET

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Finally, get clarity on how to manage the complex maze of questions related to marijuana and the workplace.

Can you fire employees for off-duty marijuana usage? Can you still test employees for it? Are you obligated to accommodate medical use? How do new laws and the ADA affect what you can and cannot prohibit?

As the march toward nationwide legalization continues, your organization can’t afford to leave cannabis compliance to chance.

While marijuana remains illegal on the federal level, states swiftly are legalizing medical and recreational use. This patchwork of state laws leads to complicated questions on policies, testing, terminations, accommodations and more.

Regardless of where your state stands, now is the time for employers to address the risks and challenges posed by after-hours (and even on-the-job) marijuana use.

This webinar will help organizations understand, prepare for and manage marijuana use in compliance with the law. Learn how to implement best-practices marijuana policies to communicate rules, manage expectations, support productivity, ensure safety and comply with all federal and state laws.

Agenda for Revise Your Job Descriptions

  • Manage employee marijuana use at home, the workplace, and elsewhere—even for remote employees.
  • Create and enforce best practices-based marijuana policy and procedures.
  • Comply with federal and state laws governing medical and recreational use.
  • Accommodate medical use correctly to prevent discrimination lawsuits.
  • Rethink testing, or risk losing valuable employees and job candidates.
  • Weigh zero-tolerance policies vs. turning a blind eye.
  • Adhere to ADA and FMLA responsibilities regarding usage, treatment, disability, etc.
  • Handle workers’ comp, OSHA, DOT, and unemployment compensation challenges triggered by marijuana.
  • Recognize and respond correctly to suspected impairment on the job.
  • Keep pace with evolving marijuana legislation, case law, and regulations.

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Nancy Flynn is the founder of the Marijuana Policy Institute and an internationally recognized authority on workplace policies. She is an in-demand trainer and the author of 13 books published in six languages, including The e-Policy Handbook, of which Training Magazine said, “You might not find a more useful business book this year.” Recognized for her policy know-how, Nancy serves as an expert witness in policy-related litigation. She has also been a columnist for the Wall Street Journal and served as a media source on policy issues for Fortune, Time, The New York Times, Washington Post, Forbes, USA Today, NPR, ABC, and CBS.

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Drugs at Work and Marijuana Policies & Best Practices

Everyone who signs up will receive our special report, Drugs at Work: What Employers Need to Know About Testing, Policies and Legal Issues, which includes a sample policy on employee drug use and testing that you can adapt for your workplace. Plus, you’ll receive Nancy Flynn’s new white paper, Marijuana Policies and Best Practices, which lays out the 30 best practices for every employer on this issue.

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