Medical marijuana legalization is impacting employers. Make sure youre prepared to handle the impacts on the workplace.
Though cannabis is illegal under federal law, 33 states and the District of Columbia have legalized cannabis for medical use and ten states, as well as D.C., have legalized it for recreational use a dichotomy that presents a unique and complex challenge for employers. Receive an overview of federal and state marijuana laws learn specific aspects of the employment relationship affected by the legalization of marijuana in certain states, and gain practical guidance for employers on how to navigate this new and developing area of the law.
Overview of Federal Marijuana Law and Policy
ï The Controlled Substances Act
ï Department of Justice Enforcement Guidance ñ the Cole Memorandum and the Sessions Memorandum
ï Congressional Action ñ Current Legislation and Future Outlook
Overview of State Marijuana Legalization
ï Legalization of Medical and Recreational Marijuana
ï Legal Authority for State-Run Marijuana Programs
Practical Advice for Employment Law Compliance
ï Federal Contractors and Grantees
ï Drug Testing and Zero Tolerance Policies
ï Hiring, Firing, and Reasonable Accommodations
ï Workers' Compensation and Unemployment Insurance
ï Key Takeaways
Joshua Horn with Fox Rothschild LLP, Joseph A. McNelis, III with Fox Rothschild LLP
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