Department of Transportation on Medical Marijuana

The Dept of Transportation has issued a notice about medical marijuana use. In their 12/3/12 release they state that regardless of new state laws the Dept continues to clasify marijana as a sch 1 drug. MRO’s can not accept physican recommendations as grounds for a negative finding.

What is a drug and alcohol testing consortium ?

A consortium is an association of independent businesses that group together for a common purpose. In this case, the purpose is to provide a random drug and alcohol testing structure. The consortium serves a third party administrator for its members acting as a mediator between the employer and the government entity.