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Hines Health Services Presenting Sponsor of the Santas Anonymous Holiday Cookbook, in partnership with Country 93.3 and Your McMurray Magazine.

Hines Health Services is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the first ever Santas Anonymous Holiday Cookbook, in partnership with Country 93.3 and Your McMurray Magazine. This cookbook features recipes and stories from local personalities as well as the history of our local Santas Anonymous. All proceeds will go to support the 2017 Santas Anonymous campaign and be available for...

Kristi Pinkney-Hines Named One of Your McMurray Magazine’s Top 50 Under 50

Kristi is another born-and-bred, loud-and-proud Fort McMurray resident. Her company, Hines Health Services, is an award-winning company providing occupational health consulting, and testing for industry in the community. In addition, it has taken one of the area’s weaknesses and turned it into a corporate strength. Recognizing the talent pool in the community is unable to work conventional hours, Hines hires professional...

Bill C-45: What This Legislation Means for Employers

Employers will still have the right to set rules for non-medical use of marijuana in the workplace in much the same way that employers currently set rules for use of alcohol. Employers may still prohibit the use of marijuana at work or during working hours and may also prohibit employees from attending work while impaired, subject to human rights considerations. Workplace rules...

Hines Health Services Named 2017 Small Business of the Year

The Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce named Hines Health Services the 2017 Small Business of the year at its yearly awards show. Here's what Kristi Pinkney-Hines, founder and director of Hines Health Services, had to say about the prestigious acknowledgement: "Receiving this award is a great honour, and it wouldn't be possible without the support of the community...my hometown," "I'm very proud to...

Employers should prepare for legal marijuana, chamber of commerce warned

Employers at a luncheon hosted by the Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce were warned it was time to update their policies on medications and impairment, as the federal government plans to legalize recreational marijuana use next summer. During the Thursday afternoon meeting, members of Wood Buffalo’s business community were given a presentation on what the future legislation will look like, what...

Businesses Learning About “Marijuana in Workplace”

As the legalization of marijuana gets closer, one local business is looking to inform others about “marijuana in the workplace.” On Thursday, Kristi Pinkney Hines, Founder and Director Hines Health Services, talked to different businesses at the Chamber of Commerce’s Luncheon. The presentation highlighted medical marijuana and recreational use. Hines tells Mix News the most important thing a business owner can do to...

Bill C-45 – The Cannabis Act: An Overview

LEGAL USE (18 years and older) Possess and share with other adults up to 30 grams of dried or fresh cannabis Purchase dried, fresh cannabis and oil from provincially-licensed retailer Purchase cannabis online from a federally-licensed producer Grow up to four plants per residence for personal use Make cannabis products at home Medical Marijuana How does an individual obtain medical marijuana? Individuals obtain...