Carl Hart, a professor of neuroscience and psychology at Columbia University, thinks all drugs should be legal. That’s not a shocking viewpoint–the state of Oregon just decriminalized possession of small amounts of drugs, including heroin, methamphetamine, and LSD. Portugal did the same but way back in 2001. But, he’s taking a step further and speaking openly about his own drug use–including regularly snorting heroin as part of “work-life balance.”
What if Professor Hart were your employee?
This is not advice for Columbia University, as Hart is a tenured professor, which means he’s not an at-will employee. He has different rules than your employees, who are