Medical Marijuana: WORKPLACE IMPACT 2.0

Keith Luscher

Date: August 9, 2018

Time: 13.00

Balancing Employer Policies with the Use of Prescribed Medical Marijuana: An UPDATE

Note: This event is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, But Registration is Required.

Back by popular demand, CAHU brings back several thought leaders for an update on the unfolding issues of legalized medical marijuana, and the impact it will have in our workplaces.

Join your colleagues and friends of the Columbus Association of Health Underwriters for a lively, eye-opening update of the pros and cons of legalized, medical marijuana and its impact on the workplace.


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.

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.



  • Thursday, August 9, 2018, from 1 p.m. till 5 p.m.
  • La Scala Restaurant, 4199 West Dublin Granville Road, Dublin, OH 43017

This event is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, But Registration is Required.