Yearly Archives: 2017

Catching Your Child with Drugs

Catching your child with drugs can be devastating to a parent or family. Feelings of intense disappointment and anger may surface. If that happens, give yourself time to cool off before you talk to your child.
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Setting the Rules and Avoiding Risk

Parents must clearly state the rules against the use of drugs, alcohol or other substances such as tobacco. The rule can be simply stated such as, “I don’t want you to use any substance including drugs or alcohol, or be in a situation where drugs or alcohol are being used.”
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Marijuana in the Workplace

The biggest issue for states is that marijuana remains a federally scheduled, illicit drug. Federal legalization of marijuana would virtually eliminate all employer protection in hiring.
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Driving

Because a growing number of states and the District of Columbia have legalized “medical” and recreational marijuana, it’s important for employers to be aware of the possible impact of marijuana to their business and identify and implement strategies to mitigate risk
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