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Will your workplace be up in smoke?
  • Lerners LLP
  • Canada
  • July 26 2018

Most probably not. Still, it will be legal for Canadians to consume recreational marijuana on October 17th, 2018. What does this mean for employers

D is for Drugs: Employee Drug Use and What You Should Know
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2018

For those left wondering what is really going on in the complicated world of employee drug use (illegal, legal, and "semi-legal"), I thought I would

Legalization of recreational cannabis and the workplace issues employers should consider
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 22 2018

On June 20, 2018, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that recreational use of cannabis in Canada will be legal as of October 17, 2018. The Prime

Canadian Senate Passes Bill Legalizing Recreational Cannabis
  • Dickinson Wright
  • Canada
  • June 21 2018

Canada has voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. The Senate approved Bill C-45 (the Cannabis Act) on Tuesday, clearing the last major

Managing Marijuana in the Workplace
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 30 2018

The Federal Government is expected to legalize recreational marijuana before the end of this year’s summer season. Many employers are concerned about

Not So Fast: Maine Legislature Overrides Governor’s Veto of Recreational Marijuana Law
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2018

On November 8, 2016, Maine voters approved “Question 1 - An Act to Legalize Marijuana,” and joined a handful of other states, including California, to

Marijuana in the Workplace: An Update
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2018

With so many states permitting the use of marijuana recreationally or for medical reasons, it will continue to be difficult for employers to

Marijuana Series: Legislation to Reform New Jersey's Medicinal Marijuana Program Advances Gov. Murphy Reiterates Support
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • March 26 2018

We have previously examined the current status of New Jersey's medicinal marijuana program, as well as Governor Murphy's intent to expand access to

Cook County voters’ support of recreational cannabis in non-binding referendum promising for future of Illinois cannabis
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2018

Even as the future of recreational cannabis at the federal level is dim, Illinois may be moving toward a brighter horizon for recreational cannabis

National Impaired Driving Prevention Week
  • Langlois Lawyers LLP
  • Canada
  • March 16 2018

The upcoming legislation to legalize the recreational use of cannabis, together with the arrival of spring and longer days that tempt us to venture