Cannabis and Substance Abuse Policies and Practices

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 9:00am Fredericton / Woodstock, NB SIG 202 Views

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Fredericton / Carleton Event

Cannabis use in the Workplace

Best Practice Sharing event by Tina Shannon, Director of HR, Organigram


Event Details:

Date: March 28th, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - noon

Location:  Hosting details to be finalized

Agenda Items:

  • 9:00 am Welcome, Introductions & EMC Update
  • 9:15  A round table discussion on how companies have progressed with the implementation of substance abuse policies, tools for detection, communication to staff, and steps to take when abuse is suspected.
  • 9:45 – 10:00 Networking Break


  • 10:00: Tina Shannon, Dir. Of Human Resources for Organigram, will share the steps that they have taken in their facility:
  • Tuning up policies to reflect the legalization of recreational Cannabis
  • Communicating the policy to staff
  • Process and guideline to detect and impairment
  • Dealing with Impairment
  • Consistency in executing policies
  • Prior to our plant tour we will discuss upcoming issues and challenges you are facing in facilities and how we can possibly bring some assistance through upcoming event; such as the new violence and bullying policy requirements.


Who should attend: HR and those involved in creating, communicating and executing policy


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