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Employers Must Navigate Patchwork of Marijuana Laws

As more states legalize cannabis for medical use, recreational use, or both, many companies are struggling with how to regulate compliance in the workplace. The patchwork of laws across 50 states is, at the very least confusing and, taken to its...

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Bi-Partisan Lawmakers Unveil Medical Cannabis Research Act

Two Florida lawmakers, with the support of more than two dozen bi-partisan members of Congress, have introduced The Medical Cannabis Research Act. The legislation would legalize and make medical marijuana research easier by doing the...

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Drugs at Work? Why Your Company Should Have a Workplace Program

The cost of drug abuse to society is staggering. It’s estimated to exceed $190 billion – with the most ($130 billion) in lost productivity. Given that an estimated 70 percent of people with a substance use problem are employed, the impact on...

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CDC: Number of Opioid Deaths Continue to Mount

Every day an estimated 115 people die as a result of an opioid overdose. In 2016, opioids accounted for 42,249 deaths. That’s a 27.9 percent increase from 2015, according to a newly released report from the Centers for Disease Control and...

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