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Miami - Medical Marijuana in the Workplace: Are you ready?

  • Hilton Miami Airport Blue Lagoon 5101 Blue Lagoon Drive Miami, FL 33126 United States (map)
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Medical Marijuana in the Workplace… are you ready?

You will not want to miss this panel discussion moderated by our President & CEO, Rachel Sapoznik with subject matter experts Adam Kemper, Senior Counsel at Greenspoon Marder, LLP, Ana Alfonso, President & CEO of Workforce Dynamic Consulting and Sonja Roberts, Director of Human Resources at Tropic Supply, Inc.

Adam specializes in labor and employment law and he will discuss workplace considerations for employers in light of the legalization of medical marijuana in Florida. He will review all pertinent legal considerations for employers and the latest update on legislation.

Ana provides organizations with a full consulting assessment on this topic. Specifically, she will discuss navigating the dynamic cannabis landscape and what companies should be evaluating regarding hiring, policies, inclusion and more.

Sonja will discuss plotting and steering the best course of action for medical marijuana in the workplace while facilitating a strategic plan for employers.

Activity submitted to SHRM and HRCI for 1.5 recertification credits.

Employers should think twice before drug-testing every job applicant, according to Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta—advice many companies already are following in light of the patchwork of state laws affording rights to medical marijuana users and increased use of pot, experts say.

SMRM & HRCI Certification

Marijuana use by adults in the U.S. almost doubled between 1984 and 2015, according to a 2017 study