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Episode 9: POTcast - Tips for Employers when Dealing with Legalized Marijuana in the Workplace

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Recreational marijuana will be legal in Canada as of October 17, 2018. This has been a hot topic for employers for a long time. In this episode of the Lawyers For Employers POTcast, Kelsey Orth and Mike MacLellan discuss the expected impact this law will have on workplace issues. Topics include:

- What does legalization of marijuana mean for Employers and their Drug and Alcohol Policies? (1:36)
- Review of recent Court and other Adjudication decisions regarding marijuana in the Workplace. (3:25)
- The State of the Law on Drug Testing Employees. (6:55)
- Will Employers be able to Discipline Employees for drug use anymore? (13:42)


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