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Up in smoke: Preparing for the presence of marijuana in the workplace

Thursday, July 05, 2018 @ 12:21 PM | By Miriam Anbar

Bill C-45, the government’s marijuana legalization bill, was passed in a historic Senate vote (52-29) on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, resulting in subsequent confirmation from Prime Minister Trudeau that marijuana products will be legally consumable across Canada starting on Oct. 17, 2018.

The legislation has prompted employers and employees alike to question what impacts marijuana consumption will have on their workplace. In fact, in a recent report by the Conference Board of Canada, over half of Canadian workplaces are concerned about the implications legalization will have...