How Drug Testing Could Hurt Your Business

As more states legalize marijuana and CBD products become extremely popular, employers are having difficulty enforcing a drug and alcohol-free work policy.  Imagine that one of your star employees fails a random drug testing, but he denies using any illegal substances.  He claims that his doctor recommended using CBD oil to ease his arthritis-induced wrist pain. If you want to maintain your zero-tolerance policy, do you fire him?

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