The big questions around cannabis and construction
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The big questions around cannabis and construction

Over at Jobsite, Kylie Scott has written a great article taking a look at the issues surrounding cannabis legalisation and the construction industry. There is some concern from local construction bosses, but international evidence shows little or no impact following legalisation (in Canada and the United States). But legalisation is […]

Are cannabis users unfairly targeted at work?
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Are cannabis users unfairly targeted at work?

Are cannabis users unfairly targeted at work? With unemployment at record lows, more people on the jobseeker benefit than ever before and an acknowledged shortage of skilled tradespeople, a serious question must be asked: Are some capable people being kept out of work unfairly owing to their occasional use of […]

Cannabis law reform , the referendum and the fallout for workplaces management of increased Cannabis access and use
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Cannabis law reform , the referendum and the fallout for workplaces management of increased Cannabis access and use

Cannabis law reform, the referendum and the fallout for workplaces management of increased Cannabis access and use. I saw this article written by National List MP Paul Goldsmith and was immediately taken by the very good summary of the issues and some key factors in the upcoming referendum on Cannabis […]

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The doctor who gave up on drugs- BBC TV programme

Prescribed but addictive drugs in NZ I have recommended this insightful programme to many so want to provide a link here for those who wish to know more about prescribed but extremely addictive drugs dispensed to NZ workers everyday. Cannabis and Methamphetamine are not our only drugs impacting on safety […]

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Effect of long tern use of opioids combined with cannabis for workplace

Opiods Not OK In my current work with Business’s there is increasing discussion around opioid use and safety sensitive workplaces strategy to this issue. I am firmly of the belief that Opioids present a threat to safety not to be dispelled with trust that because it’s so freely available over […]