Preparing for Legal Recreational Marijuana: The Illinois Example

Employee Relations Law Journal Winter 2019

James J. Oh, Member of the Firm, and Kathleen A. Barrett, Associate, in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s Chicago office, co-authored an article in Employee Relations Law Journal, titled “Preparing for Legal Recreational Marijuana: The Illinois Example.”

Following is an excerpt (see below to download the full version in PDF format):

Illinois recently became the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana. This article discusses the state’s Cannabis Act, which also provides the most extensive workplace protections for employers of any marijuana legalization statute around the country.