February 19 - 21, 2019
Las Vegas, NV
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Dazed & Confused? The Buzz Surrounding Legalized Marijuana in the Construction Industry

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Tuesday, January 9 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: OCCC - West Concourse, Level 3, Room W 308 C

Format: Building Knowledge Session Level of Content: Intermediate

Who Should Attend: Subcontractors and Specialty Trade Contractors, Commercial Builders, Single Family - All

Track: Financing Strategies, Market Forecasts & Legal

Speaker(s): Seth Hyman, Kelley Kronenberg - Attorneys at Law, West Palm Beach, Florida | Angelo Filippi, Esq, Kelley Kronenberg - Attorneys at Law, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

What It's About:

Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. The confusion between state and federal laws regarding its legal use is often a hazy issue for both employers and employees. This session will help you understand the ways your workplace can be affected by the widespread use of both medical and recreational marijuana. Explore impacts on the construction industry, learn differences between the state and national laws, and examine OSHA and ADA regulations as applied to medical marijuana. With so many variables to consider, there is no one-size-fits-all solution.

What You'll Learn:

  • Gain comprehensive information on the medical uses of marijuana, and learn how the legalization of both medical and recreational marijuana can impact the construction industry.
  • Learn the differences between state and federal laws, including the responsibilities under OSHA, and which laws take precedence.
  • Explore best practices regarding medical marijuana in the workplace, including how to maintain a drug-free workplace and whether reasonable ADA accommodations are required.

Continuing Education: NAHB - 1.00 CE hour(s), NKBA - 0.1 CEU(s)

How to Attend:

Participants must be registered for a full registration package or a 1-day education with expo pass package valid for the day of the session they wish to attend. Seating for Building Knowledge sessions will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tags: Commercial BuildersFinancing Strategies, Market Forecasts & LegalSingle Family - AllSubcontractors and Specialty Trade Contractors

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