Legalization of Cannabis – Implications for Employers


This document, prepared by Alberta Health Services (AHS), provides information and recommendations to help inform municipal policy decisions related to cannabis. It includes recommendations for business regulations, retail sales, and consumption.

This paper discusses the legal framework for workplace drug and alcohol policies. It examines common issues that arise in relation to managing the risks associated with cannabis and other drug use in the workplace. It also provides practical considerations for implementing and enforcing drug and alcohol policies.

This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Pot Topics: Legalization of Cannabis program in Calgary on November 16, 2018 and in Edmonton on November 22, 2018.

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