AB Medical & Legalized Recreational Marijuana in the Workplace Workshop

Calgary, Alberta

Event Time and Date

  • February 8, 2018
    8:00 am - 3:30 pm


Venue: Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel


110 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada




Weed in the workplace – are you ready?

The use of medical marijuana is on the rise and the Federal Government has stated it will legalize recreational marijuana on July 1, 2018. This workshop will provide you with the information you need to ensure a productive and safe workplace that is human rights and privacy compliant. The workshop also includes a practical component where participants tackle hypothetical scenarios that could easily arise and are given practical advice on how to address them.


  • Cannabis 101 – learn what you need to know about cannabis in its various forms
  • Navigate medical marijuana issues and the duty to accommodate
  • Identify safety sensitive positions
  • Train your supervisors and managers to properly deal with marijuana in the workplace
  • Educate your employees on expectations to be fit for work
  • Update your “fit for work” policies
  • Review your drug and alcohol testing protocols



  • Registration: 8 a.m. | Seminar: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. | Networking Lunch: 12 to 1 p.m.
  • Registration closes: January 26, 2018
  • Cost:
    • Regular Fee: $595 + GST ($29.75) = $624.75 per person
    • CPHR Member: $535 + GST ($26.75) = $561.75 per person
  • Includes continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments
  • Cancel before January 31 for a full refund. Contact Amy Foley at labourlaw@mltaikins.com to inquire about a refund.
  • Space is limited. Only employers or their representatives are eligible to attend. We reserve the right to decline registrants.
  • Pre-approved for 7 CPD hours with CPHR Alberta

Download the brochure.
| This event is also being held in Edmonton, Wednesday, February 7.


Amy Foley, MLT Aikins LLP
Suite 2200, 10235 – 101st Street
Edmonton, AB T5J 3G1

P: (780) 969-5092
F: (780) 969-3549