Arizona's Recreational Marijuana Law: Employers Rights and Responsibilities
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About the Event
Attend this important informational seminar on the use of recreational marijuana in Arizona.
Mr. Cope will review the standards of medical marijuana and compare those with an employer’s rights under the new recreational use law that goes into effect April 2021.
In this engaging presentation you will learn:
- About the Smart and Safe Arizona Act
- Your rights
- Your employees rights
- Medical marijuana versus recreational marijuana
- What you need (regarding drug and alcohol policies)
- Drug testing policies in Arizona
About Thom Cope:
Thom Cope is a partner who practices in the firm’s Employment and Labor Section. Thom is licensed to practice in Nebraska, California and Arizona. He has served as a judge in the area of public employment law and is listed in Best Lawyers in America, Arizona’s Finest Lawyers, and Southwest Super Lawyers. He is the author of The Executive Guide to Employment Practices, and the 2013 Supplement on The Age Discrimination in Employment Act for the Arizona Employment Law Handbook. His latest book is How Not to be a Stupid Manager.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from Syracuse University with Honors, and earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska College of Law. He has been practicing law since 1972. For twenty years, Thom was the Managing Partner of his firm, Polsky, Cope, Shiffermiller, in Lincoln, Nebraska. He has been in-house counsel to companies in San Francisco and New York City.
Thom is a former Newsletter Editor of the Arizona State Bar Association. He serves on many non-profit organizations as a board member and volunteer and is a past Board Chair of the Marana Chamber of Commerce.