Arguments and anxiety about marijuana's legality and its impact on workplace safety don't really need to happen. Instead, the conversation should be about reducing impairment at work, whatever its cause.
Permanent changes to work cultures can and do occur within organizations, just as they occur more broadly to communities of people and the society at large. When they do occur, what brings on the change? And more importantly, how are they sustained?
A July 17th ruling from the Massachusetts Supreme Court on allowing medical marijuana use as treatment for disability has essentially negated the earlier argument that federal laws override state laws in allowing marijuana use by employees.