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September 21, 2021

Can't it be about Cannabis? Connecticut Seeds the Path to Unionization

Connecticut recently legalized recreational marijuana use by adults. The same legislation also includes provisions that strongly encourage any cannabis-related employer seeking to operate in Connecticut to permit the unionization of its workforce.

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August 27, 2021

New Jersey Marijuana Law Employment Provisions Take Effect

On August 19, 2021, the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission issued long-awaited initial rules implementing the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act.

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August 19, 2021

Pennsylvania Appeals Court Determines State’s Medical Marijuana Act Includes a Private Right of Action for Employees

In a case of first impression, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania has determined that employees can sue their employers for claims under the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act.

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July 30, 2021

Got the Green Light: New Puerto Rico Law Expands Employment Protections for Registered and Licensed Medical Cannabis Patients

On July 29, 2021, Puerto Rico enacted a law that expands employment protections to employees who are registered and licensed medical cannabis patients.

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July 19, 2021

Connecticut Legalizes Recreational Marijuana, Will Allow Employers to Continue Prohibiting Recreational Marijuana Use

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont recently signed Senate Bill 1201, making Connecticut the 19th state to legalize recreational marijuana for adults 21 years or older.

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July 15, 2021

Iowa Supreme Court Clarifies Requirements for Employee Drug Testing

In two opinions filed on June 25, 2021, the Iowa Supreme Court clarified the state’s complex employee drug-testing requirements.

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June 3, 2021

Dear Littler: What employment issues should we keep in mind when hiring seasonal minor employees?

We’re thinking of expanding our recruitment efforts to those under 18, at least through the summer months. Before we start hiring younger employees, are there special employment issues to consider with this age group?

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May 26, 2021

Alabama Legalizes Medical Marijuana While Allowing Employers Discretion as to Participating Workers

On May 17, 2021, Governor Kay Ivey signed Alabama’s new medical marijuana law, known as the Darren Wesley ‘Ato’ Hall Compassion Act, making Alabama the 37th state to legalize marijuana for medical purposes.

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May 25, 2021

Montana Legalizes Marijuana for Recreational Use and Will Protect Lawful Off-Work Use

Montana Governor Greg Gianforte recently signed two bills designed to establish the framework for recreational cannabis and to begin to implement voter initiatives regarding the sale, use and possession of recreational marijuana.

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May 4, 2021

Philadelphia Passes Ordinance Banning Marijuana Tests for Many Prospective Employees

On April 22, 2021, the Philadelphia City Council passed a new ordinance prohibiting employers from conducting pre-hire marijuana testing, which Mayor Jim Kenney signed into law on April 28, 2021.

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