The Green Elephant: Cannabis in the Workplace

Almost everyone is well-aware of the passage of House Bill 523, the new Ohio law which authorizes the use of cannabis for medical purposes in the State of Ohio. However, some employers are in the dark as to how this new statute will affect their business(es).  The law provides “safeguards” that supposedly will allow employers to maintain drug-free workplace programs and reasonable human resources policies with respect to the prohibition of cannabis use. Representatives from Meyers Roman (Steven P. Dlott and David V. Croft)  and the Oswald Companies (Darlyn A. McDermott)  are co-presenting a seminar to clarify the myriad issues involved with cannabis in the workplace, especially:

  • The new Cannabis Law’s impact on Ohio employers;
  • Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI), Crime/Fiduciary and Risk Management issues underlying the new law- including Q/A with Industry Experts
  • The myths and misconceptions of Post-Accident Drug Testing.

                                       *** HRCI Credit Pending ***

Please join us:

When:    June 13, 2017

Where:   Embassy Suites by Hilton ((5800 Rockside Woods Blvd., 44131)

Time:     7:30 am (registration and complimentary breakfast)

 8:30-10:00 am Program

RSVP:   Sara or 216-831-0042, Ext. 195
Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis is a full-service law firm focused on addressing the legal needs of small and mid-size businesses, public organizations and individuals. The firm’s 33 attorneys provide counsel to local companies operating regionally, nationally and internationally.



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