Professionals in the medical cannabis field are challenging people to do away with their old ideas around the drug, especially when it comes to the workplace.

Many people hold the belief that if you consume cannabis, you’re going to get high. But that’s not always true. The traditional image of a person smoking a joint is also outdated.

“You don’t have to smoke cannabis, there’s no reason to be smoking joints or vaporizing it,” said Jason Fleming, director of human resources at medical cannabis producer MedReleaf. He presented during Cannabis at Work, a conference held on Tuesday about cannabis and the workforce.

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