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Legalization of Recreational Marijuana in NYS: Compliance & Obligations for Employers

May 20, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

On March 31st, 2021, New York became the 16th state to legalize marijuana for recreational use. This GKG University webinar will review the state’s recent Adult Use Marijuana legalization and what it means for employers.

Topics include:

Marijuana Regulation & Taxation Act

  • General Overview of Law
  • Expungement of Certain Criminal Convictions
  • Impact of Article 23-A of the New York State Correction Law

Reality Check For Employers

  • New York State Labor Law §201-D (Marijuana as Protected Recreational Use)
  • Pre-Employment Drug Testing for THC
  • Termination of Existing Employees for Positive THC Results
  • Focus of Conduct
  • Supervisory Training
  • Employee Handbook Modifications

Presented By: Michael J. Sciotti, Esq. & Christopher J. Harrigan, Esq.

Register For This Webinar


May 20, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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