TORONTO, April 4, 2018 /CNW/ - A new set of challenges becomes a reality with the projected legalization of recreational marijuana in 2018. The topic of marijuana access and its use is sensitive, complex, and highly polarized with issues and implications for workplace health and safety. To educate and inform employers on the changes and implications involved in managing and responding to this new landscape, Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) will present sessions exploring legal marijuana's impact on the workplace.
- "Legal Access to Marijuana: The Workplace Impact, Why it Matters and How to Manage it" will take place on Tuesday, May 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., as part of Partners in Prevention 2018 Health & Safety Conference at the International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario. This session will examine the impact of legal marijuana from four different perspectives.
- "Marijuana and the Workplace: Managing the Impact of Legalization and Policy Development" will be held on Thursday, May 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. WSPS (Workplace Safety & Prevention Services) will host this workshop at the Centre for Health and Safety Innovation, 5110 Creekbank Road, Mississauga. The interactive content will help employers understand the coming change of marijuana access and a drug-safe workplace and its implications.
Partners in Prevention 2018 is Canada's largest and longest-running health and safety conference and trade show. The conference features two days of celebrated keynote speakers, 70+ cutting-edge sessions, workshops and professional development courses, and over 400+ booths on the Trade Show floor, showcasing innovative solutions to traditional and emerging challenges confronting Canadian employers. For more information or to register, visit www.PartnersinPreventionConference.com or contact the WSPS Customer Care Department: toll free at 1-877-494-9777 or [email protected].
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