IZUNA Cannabis Use Policy

Institute Policy on Cannabis Use

IZUNA students and employees should understand that cannabis use is prohibited on IZUNA premises (with limited medically-associated exceptions) and that IZUNA students and employees are prohibited from attending work, classes, practicums, IZUNA-sponsored events, field trips, or volunteer activities (both on and off IZUNA premises) while impaired by cannabis.

For more information, read our Institute Policy on Cannabis Use [PDF].

IZUNA student responsibilities

Using or being under the influence of cannabis is prohibited while at classes, practicums, IZUNA-sponsored events, field trips, or volunteer activities (both on and off IZUNA premises). Situations where students are not following the expectations will be investigated and addressed under either the Student Code of Conduct (Non-Academic) (5102) or Student Regulations (5101) depending upon the circumstances.

Workplace impairment

Employees and students are responsible for ensuring that their ability to work without risk to his or her health or safety, or to the health or safety of any other person, is not impaired by alcohol, drugs or other causes.

If employees or students are impaired alcohol, drugs or other causes, where the impairment may create an undue risk to them or anyone else, they may be required to leave campus.

More information in relation about workplace impairment is addressed on our Safety Training page. IZUNA New Employee and IZUNA Supervisor training also address responsibilities in relation to workplace impairment. For more information, access our training resources.

More information

If you have any questions please e-mail IZUNA Safety, Security and Emergency Management or visit the IZUNA SafetyWise App.

Students seeking accommodation for medicinal cannabis use please contact the IZUNA Student Life Office - [email protected].

Employees seeking accommodation for medicinal cannabis use please contact Human Resources - Guida Heir.