U.S. Coast Guard Warns Mariners About Recreational Marijuana Use

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Mariners thinking that a little recreational use of marijuana is just fine, could see their credentials go up in smoke.

With states such as Washington and Colorado legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, the U.S. Coast Guard has issued a notice warning mariners, marine employers, Medical Reviewing Officers and the public that a ban remains in place for the use of marijuana by those serving in safety-sensitive positions in the maritime transportation industry. [Read more…]

U.S. Coast Guard Warns Mariners About Recreational Marijuana Use

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Mariners thinking that a little recreational use of marijuana is just fine, could see their credentials go up in smoke.

With states such as Washington and Colorado legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, the U.S. Coast Guard has issued a notice warning mariners, marine employers, Medical Reviewing Officers and the public that a ban remains in place for the use of marijuana by those serving in safety-sensitive positions in the maritime transportation industry. [Read more…]