Thursday, July 18, 2024

Federal Panel Released Report on Cannabis Legalization

On December 13, the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation released their final report to cabinet.  Among their recommendations were the following on workplace safety.

The Task Force recommends that the federal government:

  • Facilitate and monitor ongoing research on cannabis and impairment, considering implications for occupational health and safety policies
  • Work with existing federal, provincial and territorial bodies to better understand potential occupational health and safety issues related to cannabis impairment
  • Work with provinces, territories, employers and labour representatives to facilitate the development of workplace impairment policies

The Report can be read in full here.