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Seven Swimming Pool Safety Tips

Posted By dzanes on Law - Seven Swimming Pool Safety Tips Every year thousands of people are injured in accidents that are completely preventable. So with summer right around the corner, it is extremely important to talk about swimming pool safety.  According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, from 2005-2014, there were an average of 3,536 fatal unintentional drownings... Read more »The post Seven Swimming Pool Safety Tips appeared first on Zanes Law.

Legalization Of Marijuana in Arizona

Posted By dzanes on Law - Seven Things You Must Know About The Legalization Of Marijuana in Arizona For decades marijuana has been considered a dangerous drug and has been illegal to use, sell, or possess.  But many state laws are in flux.  To date, twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia have passed laws legalizing marijuana in some form.  In... Read more »The post Legalization Of Marijuana in Arizona appeared first on Zanes Law.

How to Hire Like a Jedi Master

Posted By USAMDT on Law - This December, the latest installment of one of the most popular movie franchises in the galaxy will make millions of dollars in ticket sales and billions in merchandise. In fact, the “selling of Star Wars” has already begun, with a manufactured “Force Friday” sales holiday in early September. Even the almost universally panned “prequel” trilogy... Read More »

American College of Pediatricians Determined Marijuana Causes Brain Damage in Adolescents

Posted By USAMDT on Law - The news is alarming—in light of the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area’s (RMHIDTA) 2015 report on the impact of marijuana legalization in Colorado, the American College of Pediatricians (ACPEDS) has updated its recommendations on marijuana use by adolescents and come down squarely against legalization. Among the ACPED’s most disturbing concerns is growing scientific... Read More »

Ohio Proposes Drug Testing Welfare Recipients

Posted By USAMDT on Law - Next month Ohio voters will head to the ballot box to decide the legal status of marijuana in the Buckeye State. If supporters of legalization have their way and Issue 3 passes, pot will be legalized for both medical and recreational use. According to recent polls, the issue remains far from decided, with 46 percent of... Read More »

How Does Mobile Drug Testing Work?

Posted By USAMDT on Law - Drug testing is performed by an ever-growing number of employers in the United States, from Fortune 500 companies and state and federal agencies to small businesses. Every company has its own reasons for drug testing applicants, including liability, safety, and risk management. Research has found that employees who use drugs are ten times more likely to... Read More »

US Government Approves Testing Marijuana for PTSD Treatment

Posted By USAMDT on Law - Federal permission to test marijuana’s effectiveness as a PTSD treatment has been a long sought after step since initial approval was granted in March 2014. Scientific research into pot’s effects on health and wellness should finally be able to replace anecdotal evidence and wishful thinking. As shown by a recent lawsuit instituted by veterans in... Read More »

5 Ways to Get a Positive ROI on Your Drug Testing Program

Posted By USAMDT on Law - If you’ve established a drug testing program at your company, or plan to do so in the near future, congratulations! You’ve taken that all-important first step toward earning a positive return on your investment. That initial return will quickly show itself. Being able to hire drug-free employees will mean you’ll be more productive, have less... Read More »

How Smart Managers Develop Loyal Employees

Posted By USAMDT on Law - Retaining your best employees is essential to building successful teams. With the right talent, a company can execute strategy and prevent lost productivity. Sometimes that talent is hired. Sometimes it is developed. Smart managers know that loyal, well-trained employees provide the stability and consistency that increases productivity and amplifies talent. Which employees you need to retain and how you retain them... Read More »

Can You Still Be Drug Tested in States with Legal Marijuana?

Posted By USAMDT on Law - If your state’s decision to legalize medical marijuana, recreational pot, or both has encouraged you to believe you’re now protected from employment drug testing—not to mention its potentially unpleasant economic consequences—think again. Even though you might be “legally” allowed on the state level to grow, smoke, or eat marijuana, it’s still illegal on the federal level. Here’s the... Read More »