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Will USMCA Be the Trick Or Treat In October 2019
Two key issues impact whether Speaker Pelosi will proceed with the vote.
United States
14 Oct 2019
"Well I'm Gone To Detox Mansion"* – What Employers Should Be Mindful Of When An Employee Asks For Time To Enter Rehabilitation For Substance Abuse
From our perspective we appear to be experiencing an uptick in the reporting of employees testing positive for controlled substances, whether how to address positive tests for cannabis
United States
8 Aug 2019
New HRA Alternatives For Employers
The IRS issued final regulations on June 20, 2019 (the "Final Regulations"), which will allow employers to offer two new categories of health reimbursement accounts ("HRAs") for plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2020
United States
7 Aug 2019
Gaming & Hospitality Newsletter: Volume 12, Number 4
Now that the 2019 Nevada legislative session has come and gone we get a chance to reflect on the changes made to gaming law in Nevada. This article updates the mid-session review we posted in March 2019.
United States
26 Jul 2019
Changes To Nevada Gaming Law By The 2019 State Legislature
Now that the 2019 Nevada legislative session has come and gone we get a chance to reflect on the changes made to gaming law in Nevada.
United States
24 Jul 2019
Benton Bodamer Teaches "Cannabiz" Course Through The Ohio State Univerity's Drug Enforcement & Policy Center
As the wave of cannabis legalization continues to sweep through the US, the number of law schools offering courses that would prepare students to serve clients in this evolving marketplace
United States
18 Jul 2019
Michigan Court Of Appeals Holds That Medical Marihuana Act Does Not Prohibit Employers From Rescinding Offers Of Employment After Positive Tests
On February 19, 2019, the Michigan Court of Appeals held that an employer does not violate Section 4 of the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act ("MMMA") when it rescinds a conditional offer of employment based upon a positive drug test.
United States
6 Mar 2019
Tax Court Rules Against Cannabis Dispensary
In Patients Mutual Assistance Collective Corporation (dba Harborside Health Center) v. Comm'r, 151 T.C. No. 11, the Tax Court held, among other things ...
United States
19 Dec 2018
Recent Efforts To Tame The Opioid Epidemic
48,000 Americans were lost to opioid overdoses in 2017. Michigan opioid-related deaths and overdoses rank 18th-highest in the nation.
United States
7 Dec 2018
What Voter Approval Of Recreational Marihuana Means For Municipalities
On November 6, Michigan voters approved Proposal 1, legalizing the use of marihuana by individuals 21 years of age and older.
United States
20 Nov 2018
What Employers Need To Know About Employee Marijuana Use Under Proposal 1
Following the passage of Proposal 1 on the 2018 Michigan mid-term ballot, Michigan became the 10th state to legalize, regulate, and tax cannabis use.
United States
20 Nov 2018
U.S. Ban For Canadian Cannabis Workers?
On October 17, 2018, Canada became the second country behind Uruguay to legalize adult recreational cannabis use, while the U.S. federal law on the topic remains stuck in a political rut.
25 Oct 2018
Update: US Issues New Guidance For Canadian Travelers Involved In Legal Cannabis Industry
This is an important update to Dickinson Wright's September 28, 2018 Client Alert styled Canada, Cannabis, and Crossing the Continent: Considerations for Canada-U.S. Companies ...
United States
16 Oct 2018
Canada, Cannabis, And Crossing The Continent: Considerations For Canada-U.S. Companies, Business Travelers, And Investors
It is also important to stress that even though a nonimmigrant waiver is available, they are difficult to obtain.
2 Oct 2018
Before You Draft An Opioid Policy, Read This
It's no secret that the United States is battling an opioid epidemic.
United States
21 Sep 2018
HIPAA And The Opioid Crisis
With the ever-growing opioid crisis and the President's call to action to address that crisis, primary care, pain management and behavioral health providers in particular may be faced with privacy issues dealing with a patient's family, friends or others in relation to treatment for opioid abuse.
United States
31 Aug 2018
Will Taking Medications For Depression Hurt Your Divorce Case?
It is not uncommon during a divorce for there to be feelings of anxiety, depression, grief, and a sense of loss. While the legal case is moving forward, the emotional side may also be taking its toll.
United States
26 Jul 2018
Court Finds That "Marijuana" Is Distinct And Separate From "Cannabis
At present, indications from the Arizona Department of Health Services appear to be that concentrates still fall under the AMMA.
United States
10 Jul 2018
Court Finds That "Marijuana" Is Distinct And Separate From "Cannabis"
This week in State of Arizona v. Rodney Christopher Jones, the Arizona Court of Appeals held in a 2-1 decision that marijuana concentrates do not fall under the protections of the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA).
United States
5 Jul 2018
Canadian Senate Passes Bill Legalizing Recreational Cannabis
Canada has voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. The Senate approved Bill C-45 (the Cannabis Act) on Tuesday, clearing the last major hurdle before becoming law.
28 Jun 2018
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