June 19, 2018

WorkCompRecap: Collections & Cannabis!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the DEA’s announcement of its 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back day, which will take place tomorrow, September 26th from 10 am-2 pm local time. Almost 5,000 collection sites will be available across the country so residents can return unwanted, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal. In the previous nine Take-Back events, 4,823,251 pounds, over 2,411 tons of unwanted medication were collected nationwide. Find out more by clicking here!

Also coming up tomorrow, Dr. Robert Goldberg, Chief Medical Officer at Healthesystems, will be offering a clinical perspective on medical marijuana at the Western Occupational Health Conference. His presentation will look at current evidence for the potential effectiveness of cannabis in conditions that include chronic pain, and provide forward-looking recommendations for addressing the potential impact on workplace safety. Find out more by clicking here!

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