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Medical marijuana legalized in Illinois

USA - November 1 2013 On January 1, 2014, Illinois will become the 20th state in the nation to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes. Illinois' governor signed the…

For Once, Good Deed Goes Unpunished

USA - May 20 2021 What is an employer’s risk in terminating an employee who has suffered an injury or becomes disabled and no longer can perform the essential…

Illinois Legalizes Recreational Marijuana, Posing Challenges For Employers

USA - June 12 2019 The Illinois General Assembly passed the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act (“the Act”) (HB 1438) on May 31, 2019, legalizing marijuana for recreational…

Katherine S. Bailey, J. Casey Leech, Kathryn J. Russo

Can an Employer Refuse to Hire an Employee Because of the Employee’s Risk of Developing a Disability?

USA - November 11 2019 The Seventh Circuit joins the Eighth, Ninth and Tenth Circuits in holding that such a refusal would not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act…

Illinois Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

USA - June 11 2019 The Illinois General Assembly passed the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act (“the Act”) (HB 1438) on May 31, 2019. Governor J.B. Pritzker has stated he…

Katherine S. Bailey, J. Casey Leech, Kathryn J. Russo