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Position Statement on the Implications of Cannabis Use for Safety-Sensitive Work

The Occupational and Environmental Medical Association of Canada (OEMAC) is the largest national association of physicians with an interest in occupational and environmental medicine (OEM). OEMAC serves as a unified voice for OEM in Canada and as an evidence-based organization it upholds its members’ responsibility to ensure the health and safety of the working individual as well as worker populations, and it supports affirmative measures to ensure health and safety in the workplace. With this mission in mind, the present Position Statement aims to help OEMAC members navigate and advise on the implications of cannabis use on safety-sensitive work. OEMAC recognizes that current evidence indicates cannabis is the most commonly encountered agent in workplace drug testing in Canada, and second to alcohol, the most prevalent substance implicated in driving under the influence. 

Please visit this link for full Position Statement on the Implications of Cannabis Use for Safety-Sensitive Work

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