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Here’s Why Northern California Employers Are Re-Examining Their Drug Testing Policies

Here's Why Northern California Employers Are Re-Examining Drug Testing Policies.

  • In light of legalization and the growing prevalence of cannabis consumption, Northern California employers are re-examining drug testing policies.
  • According to recent reports, Northern California employers are re-examining drug testing policies.
  • The employers in question are mostly small business owners and in businesses that are not required by federal law to drug test existing and prospective employees.
  • Since Northern California employers are re-examining drug testing policies, we need pose the question: are drug tests even fair?
  • The other issue with mandatory drug screening is that there is currently no reliable way to determine when someone last consumed cannabis.

Looking for a new job but want to continue smoking weed? You may be in luck. Northern California employers are re-examining drug testing policies.

In light of legalization and the growing prevalence of cannabis consumption, Northern California employers are re-examining drug testing policies. Are they swayed by science? By logic? Or are they just losing out on prospective employees because of unreliable testing methods? It seems that there are a lot of factors at play here.

If you’ve had or applied for a job in the United States, you have probably been subjected to at least one mandatory drug screening. Job offers that are contingent upon clean urine are ubiquitous. It seems that everyone and their mother has strategies for passing drug tests! Or at least beating the system one way or another.

But in recent years, more and more people are questioning the validity and necessity of mandatory drug testing. Especially when it comes to employment. Although prospective employees have (rightfully) complained about this compulsory testing for years, employers are officially on the bandwagon.

Or at least some of them have. According to recent reports, Northern California employers are re-examining drug testing policies. This re-analysis of urinalysis follows the rapidly evolving legal status of cannabis in The Golden State. Now that residents of California have voted in favor of legal recreational weed, more adults in the workforce are becoming better acquainted with our girl Mary Jane. And as a result, the workforce is suffering. Not because people are coming into work impaired, but because they’re failing drug testing. So employers are missing out…

Here’s Why Northern California Employers Are Re-Examining Their Drug Testing Policies

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