Cannabis legalization in Canada is right around the corner, and that’s great news for both recreational and medicinal users. As early as next summer, Canadians will be able to pick up weed from a number of legal dispensaries including new standalone Cannabis Control Board Of Ontario (CCBO) pot shops run by the Ontario government, that are similar to the LCBO. These recent changes show the culture around cannabis is changing, and a ton of people are finally coming around to the plant and its many natural benefits.
Some of these people may include your employers, and that means medicinal users may even be encouraged to use weed at the workplace. It may sound a bit wild, but medicinal use at your office isn’t farfetched according to recent legislation. However, before you start considering bringing a baggie to the office, there are a few points you really need to know. So grab your pen and get ready to jot down some notes!
First of all, make sure you have all of the proper documentation. This is actually the most vital of notes: this gives you legal permission to use. You won’t be able to just walk into the office and start lighting up like you’re in some Wiz Khalifa music video. Make sure you bring, carry, or safely store a prescription note (or card) and present it to your employer when/if asked. This will let superiors know that you’ve consulted health professionals and have been prescribed cannabis for medicinal use.
Another thing to keep in mind is your work environment and job duties. Medicinal marijuana may be legal, but certain tasks may be totally hindered while under the influence. For instance, if your work requires you to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery, you should