Businesses are struggling to figure out how to respond to marijuana … and hemp … and Delta-8 THC … and CBD. And it’s no wonder, with all the changes happening (quickly) with both the drug and how it’s regulated. It’s difficult for employers to keep up with what they can or should do, and the issue is compounded with our country’s labor shortage.
Employees are wondering what all these new laws and products mean to them and their jobs, while employers are left wondering about whether — or how — to adjust company policies and operations in an ever-changing environment.
Discover some of the challenges employers need to overcome when deciding how to respond to the use of these substances and about new resources available to help local businesses address this issue.
Jim Ryan, B.A., OCPS II, ICPS
Working Partners Trainer
Jim Ryan is an Ohio-certified prevention consultant and internationally-certified prevention specialist with more than 35 years experience in the prevention of behavioral health disorders. He began his drug-free workplace experience as a program administrator for a nonprofit corporation in the early 1990s and has been a trainer with Working Partners since 2000.
cHc Manufacturing is a quality and service-based company that has been exceeding customers’ expectations since 1961 as a full-service miscellaneous iron contractor. With an experienced team that has worked on the area’s most complex construction projects. They offer a complete range of services including: budget assistance, detailing, fabrication, and installation.