Weed and Your Workforce: What You Need to Know

  • ​Legal and medical marijuana is becoming more prevalent. Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for medical or recreational use, making it accessible to more than 150 million Americans.

    The webinar, Weed and Your Workforce: What You Need to Know, helps employers sort out the critical safety impact legal marijuana can have on public and workplace policy.

    Our panel covers questions including:

    • Does secondhand marijuana smoke pose a risk for motor vehicle operators?
    • What are the appropriate cut-off levels to ensure workplace and public safety?
    • What can employers do to address the impact of marijuana use?

    Our experts explain how you can use this information to develop best-practice policies for your company.

    Meet the Presenters

    Dr. Barry K. Logan,
    national director, forensic and toxicological services, NSM Labs, manages toxicology resources, oversees new test design and development, and provides expert testimony in forensic toxicology and chemistry. He is board-certified by the American Board of Forensic Toxicologists and has more than 90 publications in toxicology and analytical chemistry, including treatises on the effects of methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana, alcohol, hallucinogens and depressant drugs on drivers.

    Ron R. Flegel, director, Division of Workplace Programs, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, SAMHSA, focuses on the testing procedures of forensic toxicology and emergency toxicology, and all aspects of regulated testing and certification. He has testified before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, a subcommittee on government operations, on the federal response to marijuana legalization as it pertains to transportation policy.