Sticky Business – Understanding the Emerging Cannabis Industry and its Impact on Employers

March 2, 2023

The vast majority of States and the District of Columbia have now legalized the use of medical marijuana. The fast pace and varied approaches seen in this emerging field have created a multitude of legal and practical considerations that can affect daily operations for organizations of all sizes. Daniel and Jan provided an overview of the current state of the law and discuss the latest trends in medical marijuana regulations from state and national perspectives. They then discussed how the traditional fields of business and corporate law must be applied to this rapidly-expanding industry while exploring the impact of medical marijuana on the employment front, including unemployment benefits, reasonable accommodations, and workplace safety.