Can staff light up at work?
By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on 2018/07/04
Taylor McCaffrey LLP lawyer Jamie Jurczak, who specializes in workplace and human rights law at Taylor McCaffrey LLP, says cannabis is like other regulated substances, such as alcohol and tobacco. “But for some reason or other, some people seem to think that cannabis will be treated differently,” she says. “It’s not going to be a free-for-all. There will be possession limits, there will still be rules and laws put in place provincially about where you can and can’t smoke it. Edibles are not being legalized right away.” Jurczak and Safety Services Manitoba president and CEO Judy Murphy say employers should already have a drug and alcohol policy in place. If they don’t, now is the time to establish one. And those who do have policies should update them.
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