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Dear Littler
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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?

ASAP
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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.

ASAP
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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.

ASAP
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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.

ASAP
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April 19, 2021

New Mexico Will Join the Growing List of States Where Recreational Marijuana is Legal

On April 12, 2021, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed two bills into law, legalizing the use and possession of recreational cannabis and allowing for the expungement of certain cannabis-related criminal records.

ASAP
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April 2, 2021

Recreational Marijuana Use Away from Work Now Protected in New York

On March 31, 2021, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York Marihuana Regulation and Taxation Act legalizing the recreational use of marijuana products by adults.

Insight
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December 22, 2020

New Jersey’s Legalization of Recreational Cannabis Use Includes Critical Employee Protections, But Leaves Many Questions Unanswered

The New Jersey Legislature on December 17, 2020 passed legislation removing marijuana as a Schedule I drug and legalizing personal use of cannabis for adults over the age of 21.

Dear Littler
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December 4, 2020

Dear Littler: Are Holiday Parties and Travel Canceled this Year?

The holidays are upon us, and we’re wondering what steps we can take to help limit the spread of COVID-19 in our office.

ASAP
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November 9, 2020

Arizona Passes Initiative to Allow Recreational Marijuana Use

Arizona 2020 voters decidedly adopted Proposition 207 – The Smart and Safe Arizona Act – which legalizes the possession and use of marijuana by adults age 21 and over for recreational or non-medicinal use.

ASAP
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November 6, 2020

Legalization of Recreational Marijuana in NJ: Voter Approved, But Not Yet in Effect

NJ Public Question 1 on this year’s election ballot sought voters’ approval for a constitutional amendment to legalize the possession and use of marijuana for individuals age 21 and older, as well as the cultivation, processing and sale of marijuana.

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