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DOJ Establishes Opioid Fraud and Abuse Detection Unit to Combat Opioid Epidemic
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2017

Earlier this month, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the creation of a new Opioid Fraud and Abuse Detection Unit. Designed to combat


House Bill Aims to Align Privacy Rules for Substance Abuse Records with HIPAA
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

Congressmen Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Tim Murphy (R-PA) recently introduced the Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act, a measure that would


Macro-Level Issues to Consider When Microchipping Employees
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2017

For years, pet owners have implanted RFID (radio frequency identification) microchips in their dogs and cats to help track the animals if they get


Massachusetts High Court Requires Reasonable Accommodation for Medical Marijuana Users
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2017

In July 2017, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued a landmark decision that medical marijuana users are entitled to reasonable


New Jersey Enacts Restrictions on Retailers’ Collection and Use of Consumer Identification Information
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2017

On July 21, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed the "Personal Information and Privacy Protection Act." The new law, effective October 1, 2017


Health Care Alert: CBO Analysis of the AHCA: A Summary of the Key Points
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

Enacting the AHCA would reduce direct spending by $1,111 billion and reduce revenues by $992 billion, for a net reduction of $119 billion in the


Labor and Employment Alert: Court Holds That Selling Medical Marijuana at Work Is Not Protected Conduct
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2017

Medical marijuana has been legal in Michigan since 2008, and more than 200,000 patients currently grow their own marijuana or obtain marijuana from 37


Labor and Employment Alert: West Virginia Becomes the 29th State to Permit Medical Marijuana
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2017

On April 19, 2017, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed Senate Bill 386 allowing the use of medical marijuana in the state. The law creates a


Health Care Alert: HHS Releases Final Rule on ACA Marketplace Stabilization
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2017

On April 13, 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized a regulation intended to stabilize the Affordable Care Act (ACA


Labor and Employment: Maine Delays Most of Its New Recreational Marijuana Law Until February 2018
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2017

In November 2016, Maine voters (by just 50.17) approved the state's Marijuana Legalization Act. The law became effective on January 30, 2017, and