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Industrial Health and Safety: Cannabis

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 29 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the impact of the regular use of cannabis on the performance at work of those employees on whom the health and safety of members of the public depend. (127806)

[holding answer 19 March 2007]: No such assessment has been made.

However, in 2004, Cardiff university produced a research report for the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on the impact of illegal drug use in the workplace. The report is available on the HSE website at www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrpdf/rr193.pdf.