Currently 30 states plus the District of Columbia have legalized medical marijuana use. However, the laws differ significantly, creating challenges for multi-state employers. Recent case law involving ADA complicates matters further.
- Under what circumstances OSHA permits drug testing of injured workers
- Which recent cases have been favorable to medical marijuana card holders, and why job descriptions can make or break a case
- What is expected next at the federal level under the ADA and drug laws
- How supervisors can be the best line of defense, or the weakest link, in the substance abuse prevention chain
- How medical marijuana laws are impacting workers compensation and unemployment claims by workers
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Adele Abrams, Esq., CMSP
Firm President and certified mine Safety Professional
Law Firm of Adele L. Abrams P.C.
Adele Abrams, Esq., CMSP, is an attorney, safety professional, and firm president of the Law Offices of Adele L. Abrams P.C. who is recognized as a national expert on occupational safety and health. Ms. Abrams heads a multi-attorney firm with offices in the DC area, Denver, and West Virginia, which represents employers and contractors nationwide in OSHA and MSHA litigation, and provides safety and health training, auditing, and consultation services. She is a Certified Mine Safety Professional and a Department of Labor–approved trainer. Ms. Abrams is on the adjunct faculty of Catholic University in Washington, DC, where she teaches employment and labor law.