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Medical Marijuana: IMPACT on the WORKPLACE
Balancing Employer Policies with the Use of Prescribed Medical MarijuanaAs Ohio prepares for the legalization of medical marijuana, a whole new set of challenges arise for employers. Join your colleagues and friends of the Columbus Association of Health Underwriters for a lively, eye-opening discussion of the pros and cons of legalized, medical marijuana and its impact on the workplace.
Panelists:Nino DiIullo, M.D., M.B.A., has focused in the areas of emergency, urgent care, addiction, and family medicine. He has opened and managed more than 15 urgent care centers throughout Ohio and Florida. Additionally, he founded the Rehabilitation Care Group, which specializes in outpatient substance abuse therapy for opioid and alcohol addiction. He and his team has treated thousands of patients for substance abuse. His interest in the brain chemistry of addiction has led him to pursue opportunities in medical marijuana and he has participated in numerous medical conferences on cannabis including the Cannamed 2017 Conference at Harvard University and the Medical Cannabis Education Symposium held recently in Columbus, Ohio. Lloyd Pierre-Louis, Attorney and Director, Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter, provides lobbying and public policy advocacy for clients’ interests before the state legislature and executive agencies. Lloyd’s efforts have resulted in multiple bills being passed and enacted in areas that include local government, public housing, commercial activity, gaming, medical marijuana and healthcare. Before joining Kegler Brown, he served as the top lawyer to the Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives, majority caucus members and chief administrator. He oversaw House employment matters, outside litigation, ethics compliance for the majority caucus and policy staff matters for several legislative committees. He has authored a number of articles on the Ohio Medical Marijuana Act, among a number of other legal topics, and has often provided insights to media outlets and public bodies on current state legislative affairs. Courtney Meyers, CEO of Movanti of Denver, Colorado, focuses on a modern approach to human resources, rooted in organizational culture, employee engagement, and crafting an exceptional employee experience, to assist employers in achieve their goals. Her background is in human resources and organization development, and training. She has a passion for helping organizations build a strong culture through hiring, training, and leadership development. For the last few years, she has been providing employee recruitment and fractional human resource services to employers of the cannabis industry. This work targets the elimination of friction by the development of human resource processes and systems. She has a B.S. in Psychology from Austin Peay State University, a Graduate Certificate in Organization Development and Training, and a Masters in Leadership and Strategic Change from the University of Denver. Tom Sico, Assistant General Counsel, Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, is responsible for overseeing the BWC administrative code rules and created the Drugfree Safety Program. With the enactment of Ohio’s Medical Marijuana law, H.B. 523, he advises the Bureau on the impact of the law on the employers participating in the Drugfree Safety Program. He advises the Bureau on the rebuttable presumption statue and monitors litigation on the challenges to it. He also serves as Adjunct Instructor at Columbus State Community College where he teaches Torts and Contracts and E-Discovery. He is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Moritz College of Law, at the Ohio State University. Your moderator will be Sandra Moody Gresham, Immediate Past President, CAHU, Principal, Dehan Enterprises Insurance & Financial Services, LLC
HOLIDAY BONUS!All attendees are welcome to join CAHU immediately following this event for the CAHU Holiday Reception, which runs from 5 till 7 p.m.! We will have The Soulutions Band who are well versed in various genres of music, including Classic R&B, R&B, Gospel, Classic Rock and Pop. When you have seasoned well-traveled musicians and an amazing well known lead singer, any genre of music is easily mastered. That’s what you get with The Soulutions Band: well mastered amazing music. Their ability to cover songs and make them sound arguably better than the original, is uncanny. Please come and support our charity: Pink Ribbon Girls
TIME & LOCATION
- Tuesday, December 12, 2017, from 3 p.m. till 5 p.m.
- The Grand Event Center, 820 Goodale Blvd., Columbus, OH 43212
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