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Ohio Trucking Safety Council - July Program

Thursday, July 13, 2023 (11:30 AM - 1:30 PM) (EDT)


The July meeting of the Ohio Trucking Safety Council will feature Allison Sharer from Safex discussing "MMJ. THC. CBD. OMG: The Employer's Challenge."  

Businesses are struggling to figure out how to respond to marijuana ... and hemp ... and Delta-8 THC ... and CBD. And it’s no wonder, as our country is in the midst of trying to change our culture's relationship with our most widely used illicit drug - marijuana. And those changes are happening at a very quick pace. The majority of states across the county have some sort of marijuana law on the books. No two state’s marijuana laws are the same, and the laws are changing constantly due to legislation and court decisions.

Employees are wondering what all these new laws and products mean to them and their jobs, while employers are left wondering about whether -- or how -- to adjust company policies and operations in an ever-changing environment. Discover some of the challenges employers need to overcome when deciding how to respond to the use of these substances.

Learning Objectives:
To increase awareness of

  • Current trends re. marijuana and related products
  • Operational issues facing employers and employees around these issues
  • Key decisions that need to be made - particularly relating to policy, testing and employee/supervisor awareness
  • Testing options

11:00AM - Registration
11:30AM - Lunch
12:15PM - Program Begins
* Note that each registered attendee will receive lunch

About the Speaker:
Allison Sharer has been a drug-free workplace trainer since 2000. She is an Ohio Certified Prevention Consultant who has worked in the field of alcohol and other drug abuse prevention for over 35 years. She has developed and presented workshops, training and other education opportunities for a wide variety of audiences including parents, college students, community groups and human service providers.

She’s a dedicated advocate for alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and has held leadership positions at the international, state and local levels. She is past chair of the Prevention Committee of the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium, on a state level served as trustee of the Ohio Credentialing Board for Chemical Dependency Professionals.

Allison has also served in leadership positions with the Ohio Alcohol and Drug Prevention Workforce Development Taskforce and the Ohio Teen Institute. Her involvement with these organizations has helped shape policies that affect our systems of care and the communities in which prevention practitioners serve. Allison is the past president of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Association of Ohio and was selected as the recipient of the Association's annual award for excellence in training. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor's degree in Communication.

Refund Policy:
Our refund policy is as follows:

  • You will receive a 100% refund if you cancel more than 10 days before the event.
  • You will receive a 75% refund if you cancel more than 3 days before the event.
  • You will receive no refund if you cancel less than 3 days before the event.
  • No shows will be responsible to pay 100% of the registration fee.

Members: $45
Non-Members: $100

Medallion Club
5000 Club Drive
Westerville, OH 43082 United States
Event Contact
Bradie Berry
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Thursday, July 13, 2023 (11:30 AM - 1:30 PM) (EDT)
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