Marijuana Wins Big on Election Day - #WorkforceWednesday (November 11, 2020) - Voters in Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota approved adult recreational marijuana use. Mississippi and South Dakota also legalized medicinal marijuana. Employers should review workplace drug and testing policies and be aware they may also need to provide reasonable accommodations for medical marijuana users going forward. Read more.
Holding Pattern: Cannabis Industry Waits for FDA Regulatory Rulemaking - September 3, 2020 - This Diagnosing Health Care episode dives into the status of the Food and Drug Administration’s (“FDA’s”) plan for regulating cannabis and cannabis-derived products and what actions the agency has taken recently to make progress. The episode features Delia Deschaine and is hosted by Megan Robertson, both attorneys in the firm’s Washington, DC, office.
Trends and Legal Risks in Medical Marijuana: Thought Leaders in Health Law Video Series - May 2019 - Paulina Grabczak, Gail Javitt, and Yulian Shtern, attorneys in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, are joined by Nathaniel Glasser, a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, to holistically look at the risks companies face as the restrictions on the use of medical and recreational marijuana are relaxed in an increasing number of states across the country.