The Blunt Facts: What Employers Need to Know about Marijuana [3723]
Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency Columbus
Room: Franklin D

   Mark Shaw, Attorney, Eastman & Smith Ltd.
   Melissa Ebel, Associate Attorney, Eastman & Smith Ltd.

Track: Drug-Free Workplace
Secondary Track: Legal
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic


The presentation highlights the historical and policy perspective of House Bill 523. The presenters shift through the weeds of Ohio's medical marijuana law. They also discuss how toking up will impact: drug free workplace and zero-tolerance drug policies; an employer's duty to accommodate; disciplinary action; unemployment compensation eligibility; and workers' compensation defenses.

Learning Objectives:
Summarize Ohio's medical marijuana law, House Bill 523, from a policy and historical perspective
Identify and explain the nuts and bolts of the law
Discuss the workplace implications of Ohio's medical marijuana law

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  CLE: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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The Blunt Facts: What Employers Need to Know about Marijuana

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