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Marijuana: Test for it or remove it? That is the question.

Marijuana: Test for it or remove it? That is the question.

Should companies continue to test for marijuana?

In order to attract and retain talent in today's tightening job market while avoiding legal liability and workplace safety concerns, it is critically important that employers stay ahead of the curve on marijuana testing issues.

Marijuana continues to top the list of the most commonly detected illicit substances across all workforce categories, drug test types and testing reasons. However, cultural attitudes and new regulatory developments regarding medical and recreational marijuana have created a host of compliance concerns for employers.

Dr. Todd Simo provides the latest updates on marijuana testing and best practice recommendations to help your company determine your marijuana testing policy. 

Topics Covered:

  • Prevalence of use
  • Marijuana as an intoxicating and impairing drug
  • Differences between marijuana and alcohol 
  • Specimen differences as it pertains to detection
  • Employer profiles - who should or shouldn't remove THC from their testing panel
  • Best practice recommendations 

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Release date: Apr 10 2020

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