Experts: Recreational Marijuana Law Has No Impact on BWC’s Drug-Free Safety Program


The legalization of cannabis for certain medical conditions has had no effect on the Ohio BWC’s position that a drug-free workplace means a marijuana-free workplace. What will change now that Ohio’s legalized recreational marijuana law takes effect Thursday, Dec. 7? In short, and until further notice, nothing, according to this insight from Frantz Ward, an OMA Connections Partner. The firm provides an overview of the BWC’s Drug-Free Safety Program, which gives Ohio employers premium discounts for fulfilling and incorporating certain requirements into their drug and alcohol policies. 11/30/2023