Substance Abuse in the Workplace

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Substance Abuse in the Workplace
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March 14, 2010
Introduction
The use of substances which have notably psychological and physiological effects has been part of human existence since the beginning. Alcohol and marijuana accoutrements have been found with human remains which are thousands of years old. Thus, to a certain extent, substance use, and substance abuse accordingly, in the workplace has been occurring for just as long. It is the definition and limitations of such behavior which has changed. Workplace performance has been altered such that regulations are now applied regarding potential harmful risks to both employees and those around...
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