Cannabis is legal in 33 states including Colorado and, Colorado is one of the top ten states for the heaviest use of cannabis.
A free seminar this morning touched on these facts and the impact cannabis use has in the workplace.
The goal of this meeting is to empower employers with knowledge to remain safe in light of the changing landscape of legalized cannabis in Colorado.
Other than being free, why would employers need further education for a completely legal recreation?
April Nichols, HR Assistant with United Companies answers with, “Because everything changes everyday. Our zero tolerance policy today, we could find situations where we may need to look at it differently. Federal policy could change tomorrow.
As of now, the Supreme Court has ruled employers have a legal right to prohibit the use of cannabis in the workplace. This decision was affirmed in the case of Coats vs Dish Network.