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Cannabis At Work Conference & Master Class, VANCOUVER

  • Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront 1133 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC, V6E 3T3 Canada (map)

Medical Cannabis and the impending legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada can have great implications on our workplaces.  Employers need to ensure they are educated on how to manage both medical and recreational use by employees.  The Cannabis at Work Conference brings together a team of workplace experts to ensure you have the tools to mitigate risk in your organization.

Day One: Conference (8:00am-4:30pm):  Managing medical marijuana in the workplace is complex and requires specialized knowledge of medical cannabis, workplace policy and case law. Approaching recreational legalization adds another layer of challenges. There are not only federal regulations but also provincial and municipal regulations that employers will need to be aware of. We are currently confirming speakers for the event and will update shortly. Our lineup usually includes a doctor who will talk about cannabinoid therapy, a lawyer to discuss case law surrounding medical cannabis and considerations in the workplace, and other professionals on various topics related to cannabis in the workplace.

Day Two: Master Class (10:00am-3:30pm): The Master Class is a small group, facilitated “working” class. SPACE IS LIMITED. In this workshop we will do a deep dive on your Drug & Alcohol Policy to ensure it is cannabis compliant. Participants will leave with a new draft of their policy. Participants will also leave with business processes for managing medical and recreational cannabis disclosures. During the working class, participants will (with the assistance of the facilitator):

  • Identify gaps in their current policy; deconstruct their Drug & Alcohol policy

  • Identify what needs to be added or changed in their current policy; rebuild draft policy

  • Create draft of internal procedures for managing cannabis disclosures

  • Create a communication and education plan; identify steps to roll out new policy

Participants must bring (electronically or physical copies) of their Drug & Alcohol policy, internal procedures on drug testing or other relevant polices/procedures/directives.

Registration Fees
Day One:
Regular $275
Early Bird $225

Day One + Two:
Regular $650
Early Bird $570


Earlier Event: June 24
Cannabis and Benefits