The 2018 Farm Bill and CBD Products

In October 2018, Employers Council published a primer on "cannabidiol," commonly known as CBD, speculating that the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill would introduce...

CBD Oil: A Primer for Employers

An employee approaches you and explains that his or her doctor instructed the employee to use "CBD oil" to help with an ongoing condition. You...

Drug Policies: To Update or Not to Update?

Marijuana legalization and the opioid epidemic have led many employers in recent months to question whether their drug policies need to be updated. Common questions...

DOT Adds Opioids to List of Tested Drugs

Today’s Federal Register contains the Department of Transportation’s final rule amending its drug-testing regulations to add hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone, and oxycodone to the list of drugs...

Random Drug Test Did Not Violate Fourth Amendment

A county’s interest in the safety of the people at a juvenile detention center outweighed an employee’s privacy interests making random drug testing reasonable, the...