If you aren’t testing your employees, you’re probably losing money. Estimates are that a single drug using employee costs his employer between $9,000 and $21,000 per year. The cost to enroll one employee in a random testing program in our system is less than $100 per year.* […]
Click here to be directed to LA Times article reporting on government tracking data that links marijuana use to heart attack and stroke.
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With the rising tide liberalization of marijuana laws, it's vital that we understand that marijuana is not innocuous. The link below will direct to a page with 150 links to scientific studies that demonstrate the various risks of marijuana use. Click here to be taken to the page.
Tragically, the consequences of marijuana legalization in Colorado begin: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/02/student-death-pot-cookie_n_5078397.html
The safeness of marijuana when compared to alcohol has become front and center since the President's comment comparing the two. Here's an article from USA Today that gives the two sides of the debate from a medical perspective. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/01/20/marijuana-more-dangerous-alcohol-president-obama/4660555/
Cannabis affects addiction processes in the adolescent brain Released: 8/27/2013 6:15 AM EDT Source Newsroom: Universite de Montreal more news from this source Newswise — NEW YORK AND MONTREAL, AUGUST 27, 2013 – The nature of the teenage brain makes users of cannabis amongst this population particularly at risk of developing addictive behaviors and suffering other [...]
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In a landmark decision issued on January 23rd, the US Court of Appeals rejected a petition to consider the Federal reclassification of marijuana from a Schedule I substance in the Control Substance Act. You can read the text of the decision here. You can read an NBC News article about the decision here. What this [...]
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Department of Transportation sent this bulletin at 12/03/2012 10:53 AM EST DOT OFFICE OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL POLICY AND COMPLIANCE NOTICE Recently, some states passed initiatives to permit use of marijuana for so-called “recreational” purposes. We have had several inquiries about whether these state initiatives will have an impact upon the Department of Transportation’s longstanding [...]