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Lauren Tafaro will serve as a panelist for a presentation, "Advising Clients on Medical Marijuana Claims: How Employers are Navigating the Grey Areas of Testing, Workplace Safety, Accommodation and ADA Claims," at the 28th National ACI Conference on Employment Practices Liability Insurance, January 29-30, 2020, in New York City.

Lauren and her fellow speakers will cover topics relating to medical marijuana and the workplace, such as:

  • Examining to what extent claims are on the rise: Setting the record straight on the present and future of liability risks
  • Testing policies in practice: Common misconceptions about the do’s and don’ts
  • Crafting effective employee training manuals that will address medical marijuana use
  • Reconciling state medical marijuana laws vs. federal prohibition of marijuana
  • Jurisdictional analysis and comparison of various state medical marijuana laws and pending legislative activity
  • Drafting workplace safety policies for employees, who work with equipment or in areas where safety is a concern
  • The finer points of managing marijuana claims by employees who are claiming disability under the ADA