Legal Issues Prohibit Medical Pot Use While On The Job In Certain Circumstances

Banking Problems for Marijuana Companies Are Going to Continue

Health Canada states that dried marijuana is not an approved drug or medicine in Canada:”The Government of Canada does not endorse the use of marijuana, but the courts have required reasonable access to a legal source of marijuana when authorized by a physician.”

The department estimates that the number of Canadians registered to use medical marijuana will increase to half a million in 10 years.

“If somebody’s in a safety sensitive position and there is medical evidence that their abilities are compromised by the use of medical marijuana, then an employer may be able to justify taking a position that that person can’t smoke here because they are going to endanger their colleagues.”

To read more, visit http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/is-medical-marijuana-acceptable-in-the-workplace-1.3049467

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