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Posts Tagged: medical marijuana

Dealing with Marijuana in the Workplace

As our latest First Reference Talks blog post discusses, Health Canada estimates that by 2024, 450,000 Canadians will be authorized to use medically-prescribed marijuana. Pending legalization may also create an increase in people “self–medicating” and casually using marijuana. I am increasingly being asked to speak about this subject at HR conferences, as employers are concerned about the practical implications of […]


Accommodating Marijuana

As I discuss in my recent Canadian HR Law Blog post, with growing medical evidence, evolving societal views, and amended legislation, it is inevitable that we will see more widespread use of medicinal marijuana, and that this will have an increasingly significant impact on the workplace. Already, anecdotes of individuals seeking accommodation for the use of medicinal marijuana are increasing […]


Accommodating Medical Marijuana in the Workplace, Part 2

My latest Canadian HR Law blog was posted live from Moncton, N.B., where I was recently part of the Medavie Blue Cross Benefits3 Conference. The organizers kindly invited me to speak on the issue of accommodation of medical marijuana in the workplace. I enjoyed the conference, as well as the numerous questions that I received and discussions that I engaged in […]


Presentation: Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

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Presentation – Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

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Accommodating Medical Marijuana – Stuart Rudner on Fairchild TV

In a recent interview with Fairchild TV, Stuart discussed the issue of accommodation for employees prescribed with medical marijuana treatments. Thus far, the marijuana use at work has been seen in a negative light. However, the reality is that medical marijuana prescriptions are a growing trend for treatment of a number of health conditions. In his interview, Stuart cautions employers against simply dismissing the […]



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