Overview: Marijuana & the Safety-Sensitive Worker (By: Dr. Brendan Adams)


Key topics from Dr. Adams’ full 21-page paper are highlighted in this overview – as well as a link to the full paper. The full paper reviews the studies relevant to workplace impairment in safety-sensitive environments to provide clarity for the development of corporate and government policies. Despite a long history of marijuana use – originally illicit, however soon to be legalized – scientific studies are relatively sparse and often interpreted in apparently contradictory ways. This document can also be found at