New marijuana law has ins, outs employers should be aware of
In a three-part article series for Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, Sheppard Mullin Labor and Employment attorneys Kevin Cloutier, Shawn Fabian and Mikela Sutrina cover several new laws that will impact Illinois employers in 2020. Part 2 of the series summarizes the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act. Effective Jan. 1, recreational use of marijuana became legal in Illinois with the enactment of the new marijuana act. The Illinois legislature subsequently released clarifying “amendments” to the act, thereby providing employers with some additional guidance.