While more Canadians are using medical marijuana for myriad issues, it can have an impact on their status in the workplace, as one apprentice found out.
The winds of change are blowing through employee benefit plans across Canada, and they smell like weed.
Joshua Jacquot says his employer won’t allow him during working hours to take the medication he needs to cope with depression and anxiety because that medication is medical marijuana.
That’s the stark warning from the Institute for a Drug-Free Workplace, a nonprofit that works to combat drug use among American employees.
Case exposes paucity of guidelines for workers and bosses, lawyers say
Medical marijuana use continues to grow in Canada which has led to questions about whether it's appropriate to take it at work.
Employers will ignore Mary Jane at their own peril in the wake of recent changes to Canada’s medical marijuana system, says one employment lawyer.
Now that medical marijuana is legal in Massachusetts, can employees spark up before work or on their lunch breaks without fear of reprimand from their bosses?
Should an employee's use of medical marijuana - at home, with no side effects on the job - be exempt from workplace drug-use policies?