If cannabis is legalised, employers will need to strike a balance between encroaching on the lawful activities employees might engage in during their own time, and ensuring employees are safe and productive at work.

Most of us spend a significant amount of our adult lives at work. Arguably employers can only control what an employee does in their personal time as far as those activities impact their ability to safely and productively perform their role.

Employers should not panic that the possible legalisation of cannabis will mean that employees will be allowed to come to work stoned. The same