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Illinois Marijuana Legalization Creates Questions for Employers

6.10.19

Earlier this year, Illinois lawmakers legalized recreational marijuana and became the first state in which a legislature approved commercial sales. Ahead of recreational sales beginning on Jan. 1, Illinois employers are in desperate need of information about the impact the new legislation will have on the workplace. In an authored article for Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, Jason Keck outlines which policies and procedures need to be changed ahead of the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act going into effect. Jason concludes, “Now is the time for employers to invest in educating employees and managers about implications and prepare for potential issues in dealing with not only the existing workforce but the hiring process as well.”

To read the article, please visit Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (subscription required).

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