Cannabis and the Workplace

U.S. Marines Finding Drug Use to Be a Problem

“Gen. David Berger, the new Marine Corps. commandant, said he was “troubled by the extent to which drug abuse is a characteristic of new recruits and the fact that the vast majority of recruits require drug waivers for enlistment.” He also said over the last ten years more than 25,000 Marines were dismissed from the service for misconduct, and drug and alcohol offenses

Exclusive: Top US Navy SEAL tells commanders in letter: ‘We have a problem’

The top US Navy SEAL recently sent a blistering letter to the force, writing in boldface type, “We have a problem,” following several high profile incidents of alleged misbehavior by the US Navy’s elite service members, CNN has learned.

Nevada Bans Marijuana Testing by Employers

Nevada Will Ban Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing On January 1, 2020 | Drug and Alcohol Testing Law Advisor

Beginning on January 1, 2020, it will be illegal to conduct pre-employment drug testing for marijuana in the state of Nevada. Assembly Bill No. 132 was signed into law by the governor on June 5, 2019.

This next story explains why employers need the right to drug test.

Five Tons of Steel Were Dropped on Me

Steel I-beams came crashing down on me crushing my legs. The person behind the wheel of the crane was high on marijuana. Because this person was high, they did not respond like a normal person who almost killed someone would. In a calm voice he stood over me and said, “Dude, are you okay?”