Momentum is building to reform workplace drug-testing policies after employers were told they should not be allowed to override the professional judgement of health practitioners or punish staff who are taking medicinal cannabis.

National work health and safety coordinator for the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union, Dave Henry, said officials will continue to fight for the rights of members to take prescribed cannabis without fear of reprisals.

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Steve has reported for a number of consumer and B2B titles over a journalism career spanning more than three decades. He is a regulator contributor to health journal, The Medical Republic, writing on...

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