In educational news:

The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) have published guidance for employers aimed at helping them better understand the implications of marijuana use on the workforce as attitudes toward marijuana and laws restricting it continue to change. The guidance paper, jointly published this month in ACOEM’s Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM) and AAOHN’s journal Workplace Health & Safety, summarizes current evidence regarding marijuana consumption; discusses possible side effects, including temporary impairment as it relates to the workplace; reviews existing federal and state laws that impact employers; and suggests various strategies available for monitoring marijuana use among employees.

Read further details via Workers’ Compensation Institute 360 here.

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