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Q&A With Jay Krueger: Evaluating Medical Marijuana Policies

June 7, 2012
Jay Krueger is chief strategy and client services officer at PMSI Inc., providing overall strategic direction for the Tampa, Florida-based provider of pharmacy benefit management services, medical equipment, home health care and case settlement services. In a recent interview with Workforce Management sister publication Business Insurance senior editor Roberto Ceniceros, Krueger said the evaluation of medical marijuana as a way to alleviate pain warrants that employers consider their policies on the issue.
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Drugs Increase Employer Pain

July 29, 2011
As the over-prescription of narcotic pain relievers to injured workers grows to near epidemic proportions, applying medical guidelines would help eliminate unnecessary consumption and the problems it drives, the occupational medical experts say.
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How to Spot, Stop and Prevent On-the-Job Drug Abuse

July 8, 2011
Unlike pre-hire testing, random testing is performed on an unannounced, unpredictable basis on existing employees. As such, it is a powerful long-term deterrent for curbing on-the-job substance abuse, since it poses a much higher threat of detection than pre-hire testing.
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