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Employment Law Minute: Cannabis in the workplace, one year after legalization

As Canada legalized cannabis, it triggered a wave of questions from employers.

What do I do if my employees go for a toke during their lunch break? How are the rules around cannabis different from alcohol?

In this episode of the Employment Law Minute, Ottawa employment lawyer Alex Lucifero – a partner at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP – outlines how employers can maintain a drug- and alcohol-free workplace and explains the rights of medical cannabis users.

Learn more by watching the video above. And if you’re experiencing an issue in the workplace, contact Samfiru Tumarkin LLP by emailing or visit