Substance misuse in the workplace is a very real problem facing countless employers today. Far too many workers all over the world are showing up for work under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and are causing problems that give employers headaches. So what exactly happens when workers misuse substances in the workplace?Read More
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has declared that Australia is facing an ice epidemic, and that it’s the worst drug problem the nation has had to deal with. (more…)Read More
There is an ice epidemic going on in Australia and it’s gradually destroying Aussie society, according to Daniel Meers in a report for The Daily Telegraph,Read More
More than two dozen people were rushed to the University of Mississippi Medical Center for treatment after using “spice,” a synthetic but very potent form of marijuana, says a report in The Clarion Ledger. (more…)Read More
Being drunk is bad enough, but being drunk while at work is a whole lot worse. If you observe that a colleague is indeed under the influence of alcohol at work, what should you do? What is the best way to handle a colleague drinking at work? Here are some points that may help you.Read More
For more than four decades now, governments all over the world have waged war on illicit drugs. And yet, after forty years of a war that has taken more than its share of time, resources, and human lives, what do we have to show for it? A drug problem that seems even worse than when the global war on drugs started all those years ago. In addition, the United States, which spearheaded this war over the years, has already legalised medical marijuana use as well as recreational use in a number of states.
Many experts are starting to declare the war on drugs to be a failure, but there are other individuals and groups that advocate the continuation of the war on drugs. If you had an actual say about your government’s drug policy, what would you propose? Which side are you on on the matter of drug policy?Read More
A workers union is calling for mandatory drug and alcohol testing on construction sites in Canberra, according to a report by Michael Inman for The Canberra Times. (more…)Read More