Truck Drivers Vs Marijuana. More over a quarter of Americans reside in a state or territory where marijuana is legal. The rising acceptance of marijuana in the US is a complex and growing worry for the transportation industry.
American Trucking Associations wants to set the example for how American businesses adjust to the legalization of marijuana while also recognizing that there is still much to learn about its impacts. This week, the ATA Board of Directors released new principles that urge for a rational approach to relaxing cannabis legislation for security reasons. The ATA wants the US government to alter its policy since each state has varied cannabis laws.
We have got to get the national people involved with this so we have in uniform depreciation rules through our nation, Harold Sumerford Jr., CEO of J&M Tank Lines, told a luncheon audience at ATA’s Control Conference & Exhibition. Editor’s Note: This is the first part of a 3 part series on legal marijuana impacts on trucking and transportation.
Read the second part. SAN DIEGO, Over a quarter of People in America, live in a jurisdiction that allows bud that is legal. Weed’s growing popularity in the U.S. Is an increasing and complex concern for the trucking business. Related: Tackling legal bud, HOS, infrastructure among ATA’s priorities.
What the law says about Truck Drivers and Marijuana
American Trucking Associations wants to set the example for how American businesses adjust to the legalization of marijuana while also recognizing that there is still much to learn about its impacts. In the interest of security, the ATA Board of Directors this week introduced new rules that advocate for a common sense approach to liberalizing cannabis legislation.
The ATA wants the US government to alter its policy since each state has varied cannabis laws. Harold Sumerford Jr., CEO of J&M Tank Lines, addressed a luncheon audience at the ATA’s Control Conference & Exhibition and said, “We have to get the national folks involved with this so we have in consistent depreciation regulations throughout our nation.”
The ATA Controlled Substances, Wellness & Health Working Group, which is in charge of addressing the effects of marijuana on transportation, is co-chaired by Sumerford. The objectives of ATA, according to co-chairman Paul Enos, CEO of the Nevada Trucking Association, are to protect carriers’ rights to a drug-free workplace, to administer drug tests to their employees, and to limit liability. Enos said that we also need to make sure that we can change as we gather more information and statistics on this.
The reason for someone’s diminution after testing positive is a question, therefore. given that it is retained on your machine for 30 days. That is the key issue, correct? You may not be inferior.
I can say with certainty that I drank seven or eight whiskeys the other night, feeling quite rough the following day, but we’d know, twenty-four hours later, I’m going to be nice. We do not know where that’s in the bud and that’s the biggest challenge that we’ve today. Truck Drivers Vs Marijuana.