Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Causes a Positive Drug Test?

Secondhand marijuana smoke harbors numerous health risks to exposed non-pot smokers. With the legalization of marijuana in many states, secondhand marijuana smoke exposure is becoming an increased cause of concern. Many people wonder whether secondhand marijuana smoke can cause a positive drug test. Effects of Secondhand Marijuana Smoke on Drug Test Many concerns have been [...]

DOT to Professional Drivers: Steer Clear of CBD Products

Use Can Lead to Positive Marijuana Test Can federally regulated truck drivers safely and legally use Cannabidiol (CBD) products? The simple answer is “No.” The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) have made it clear that commercial drivers who use CBD products may test positive for marijuana, which [...]

Can employers still test for marijuana? Should they?

UPDATE: The following post is still relevant and has information that is relevant to all employers who want or need to maintain a drug-free workplace. You'll want to read this too: On December 6.2019. Governor Pritzker signed an employer-friendly amendment to the Illinois CRTA (Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act) which protects employers who want to [...]

Workplace Drug Testing in the Age of Marijuana Legalization

Workplace Drug Testing in the Age of Marijuana Legalization Marijuana prohibition began in 1934 with the Uniform State Narcotic Drug Act, which banned the sale, cultivation, and use of the cannabis plant. Fast-forward 85 years later, however, and 33 states have legalized medical marijuana, while 11 states have allowed its recreational use among adults over [...]

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