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The Straight Dope Healthcare and Employment Implications of Ohios Medical Marijuana Law


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The Straight Dope: Health-Care and Employment Implications of Ohio's Medical Marijuana Law

November 29, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

1 CEU for NHA, CEAL, Nurses

Ohio?s medical marijuana law took effect September 8, 2016, and was to be fully implemented by September 8, 2018. Attendees will learn what this law means for employers, owners, and HR professionals who already deal with a complex legal landscape. This session will identify functional considerations and offer best practices for minimizing risk.

Attendees will:

1. Learn the latest developments of this new law
2. Understand legal issues that could impact your organization
3. Learn best practices to ensure safety and minimize claims
The Straight Dope: Health-Care and Employment Implications of Ohio's Medical Marijuana Law

November 29, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
As a partner in Bricker & Eckler's Employment & Labor practice, Marie-Jo'lle C. Khouzam is part of client'? trusted advisor teams, making sure they understand their legal responsibilities and the risks of non-compliance. She counsels and defends management on discrimination, harassment, intentional torts, breach of contract, non-compete/ restraint of trade, and other issues affecting the employment relationship. Her work includes advising on day-to-day issues, developing policies, and defending clients before state and federal agencies and courts. Beyond just making sure clients follow the letter of the law, Jo'lle helps them become employers of choice.

Jo'lle also conducts in-house training on various issues, and is a frequent author and speaker on developing employment-law topics. In the past few years, she has testified before the state legislature's Medical Marijuana Task Force on the employment issues surrounding the new marijuana law, and has advised numerous employers on how to prepare for the implementation of this law. She also routinely counsels and trains employers on #MeToo/sexual harassment and workplace diversity issues.

Jo'lle has served on the Steering Committee of the Ohio Management Lawyers Association and is past president of the Ohio Municipal Attorneys Association. She was elected to The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers; is listed in the International Who's Who of Management Labour & Employment Lawyers; is consistently ranked AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and is on its Bar Register of Preeminent Women; has been included in Ohio Super Lawyers' Corporate Counsel, Employment Law list, Top 25 Women Lawyers in Columbus, Top 50 Columbus SuperLawyers, and Top 50 Women Lawyers in Ohio; and is also list in Best Lawyers in America and ranked by Chambers USA. She has received the Columbus Bar Association's Community Service award, the Ohio Diversity Council's Most Powerful and Influential Women in Ohio and Multicultural Leader awards, and the Northwest Rotary?s Woman of the Year award.
Continuing Education Credit:

Administrators: can earn 1 hours of continuing education credit

CEALs (Certified Executive for Assisted Living) - can earn 1 hour of continuing education.

CEHCHs (Certified Executive for Home Care & Hospice) can earn 1 hour of continuing education.

Ohio Nurses: Nurses please note any continuing education that has been approved by NAB (or any other accredited body) can be accepted by the Ohio Board of Nursing in the State of Ohio. Nurses may use this continuing education to meet their licensure requirements. Please refer to OBN continuing education rules 4723-14-01 thru 4723-14-19.

Individual attendance will be monitored throughout the call.

Only those attending the entire call will be awarded continuing education credit. All participants regardless of need for CEUs, will receive a certificate of attendance. This course is considered a self-study course by Ohio BELTSS.

Administrators are reminded that BELTSS limits webinar credits to a total of ten (10.0) per renewal period.
How much does it cost?

Facilities will pay one low fee for an unlimited number of participants. However, the number and access code is valid only for one phone line/computer at the location registered with the Association. Any additional phone connections calling in will be billed the individual session registration fee.

Individual Session Fees: (prior to November 15)
Members: $55
Non Members: $130

Individual Session Fees: (November 15 and after)
Members: $75
Non Members: $175

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