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Risk factors for non-fatal occupational injuries among construction workers: A case-control study. workplace, Employees

CONCLUSION:
Cannabis abuse can increase injury severity and prolong workdays lost. Drug testing is recommended for at-risk construction workers with inadequate safety measures.

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Kentucky judge dismisses challenge of medical marijuana ban Ban, workplace, drug free workplace

Kentucky's ban on medical marijuana has survived an initial test in court, with a judge ruling Wednesday that the state has a good reason to "curtail citizens' possession of a narcotic, hallucinogenic drug."

Kentucky's ban on medical marijuana has survived an initial test in court, with a judge ruling Wednesday that the state has a good reason to "curtail citizens' possession of a narcotic, hallucinogenic drug."

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Clearing the Smoke: Workplace Safety Issues Clouded by Medical Marijuana drug free workplace, construction, workplace, Business, Employees, OSHA

Marijuana’s Negative Effects
Construction workers must have full use of their skills and faculties while performing their jobs. Medical marijuana may have positive medical benefits, but there are also well-documented negative effects. Some negative effects to the central nervous system include changes in sensory perception, altered thought formation and expression, short-term memory problems, and impaired thinking and learning. Negative physical effects include impaired motor performance, loss of balance and coordination, decreased attentiveness and alertness, prolonged response time to stimuli and danger, decreased ability to judge distance and space, and impaired ability to perform complex tasks.

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Many Americans are too drugged-out to work workplace

: A "clear, steady upward trend in illness/disability as reason for not working among prime-age adults. And even more striking, the level and trend are very similar for men and women, even though most of the attention on this issue is going to men."

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Workplace cannabis: What employers and employees need to know workplace, Employer

“There is some misinterpretation that employers can’t fire employees now that [cannabis is] legal, but employers can still enforce their policies as there is nothing in the law that says they have to accommodate that,” said Robin Largent, partner at Carothers Disante & Freudenberger LLP in Sacramento.
However, employers who do not have a well-documented cannabis policy could expose themselves to allegations of discrimination.   “I advise clients to modify their policy if necessary to make clear it’s illegal, giving employees clear expectations,” Daniel said.

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Marijuana Is Changing the Workplace. Here’s How Employers Should Deal With It. workplace 6
Medical marijuana: 3 things employers need to know workplace, Business 7
Workforce Drug Test Positivity Rate Increases for the First Time in 10 Years, Driven by Marijuana and Amphetamines, Finds Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index™ Analysis of Employment Drug Tests Colorado and Washington experience surges in marijuana test workplace, Business, drug testing 8
Stoners on the job: Nearly 10% of Americans went to work high video, workplace, Business 9
Workers' Comp Must Cover Medical Marijuana Business, workplace, drug testing, insurance

Is this what Floridians want?

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Marijuana and the Workplace workplace, Business, Employer

The Marijuana Report

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Institute for a Drug-Free Workplace drug free workplace, workplace, Employees, Business

The impact of employee marijuana use is seen in the workplace in lower productivity, increased workplace accidents and injuries, increased absenteeism, and lower morale. This can and does seriously impact the bottom line.

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Drug-free workplace and medical marijuana drug free workplace, workplace, insurance, legalization

THERE IS NO DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SMOKED POT AND WHAT THEY (PRO-POT ADVOCATES) CALL "MEDICAL" MARIJUANA.    High at work ..
Last month, a state judge directed an employer and insurer to reimburse an injured worker for medical marijuana prescribed to relieve pain resulting from a lower back injury.   
 

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Marijuana Is Now Big Business Business, workplace, Colorado-0 14
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