Cannabis and Substance Abuse Policies and Practices

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 1:00pm Elanco, Charlottetown, PEI SIG 179 Views

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Pei Networking Event


Cannabis use in the Workplace

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


Event Details:

Date: March 12th , 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:  Elanco Animal Health

Charlottetown. PEI



Agenda Items:


  • 1:00 pm Welcome, Introductions & EMC Update
  •   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.
  •  Networking Break


  •  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
  • 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 potential harassment legislation.




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


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