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[LISTEN] Don't think of going to work high on a joint...it can be tested

26 November 2018 5:02 PM
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A look at ways in which cannabis use can be tested in the workplace.

If you think the recent Con Court ruling on dagga use means you're free to go to work high, think again!

The Constitutional Court ruling on the legalisation of dagga has left employers confused on whether they're able to test staff for cannabis.

Azania Mosaka spoke to Labour Law Specialist Puke Maserumule and Howard Dembovsky from Justice Project SA about the laws relating to cannabis testing.

It's much more difficult to test for cannabis than it is to test for alcohol.

Puke Maserumule, Labour Law Specialist at Maserumule Incorporated

READ: Getting high, legally? Avoid paranoia; consider this about private use of dagga

ALSO READ: ConCourt rules dagga legal for private use, but what is private?

Testing for cannabis can be done via urine sample or via hair molecule sample. The only problem is that the presence of THC in a urine sample can be present for up to 6 weeks after a person has ingested it.

Howard Dembovsky, Justice Project SA

Listen to the full interviews below...


This article first appeared on 702 : [LISTEN] Don't think of going to work high on a joint...it can be tested


26 November 2018 5:02 PM
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