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Mind Your Cannabusiness – Guide for Ohio Employers

By August 30, 2019April 8th, 2021No Comments

Welcome to the first installment of our new series “Mind Your Cannabusiness with Nick Weiss”, with a focus on what Ohio Employers need to know about running their business in light of Ohio’s legalization of medical marijuana.

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In this episode, we cover:

  • Employers’ right to craft their own policy and qualifiers to that right
  • Best practices for drafting a policy on use employees’ use of medical marijuana
  • Pros and cons of zero tolerance
  • Crafting the right policy for your business
  • Working with other businesses in the cannabis industry


Listen to the conversation on the audio player below, or download Nick’s talk to listen off-line (right-click on the link to save to your device):

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Future installments of the Mind Your Cannabusiness series will be focused on what you should know if you are an ancillary business, dispensary, cultivator, or processor. Be sure you are following the Gertsburg Law Firm by subscribing to the blog (on this page) or following us on social media to be notified when new episodes are available.


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Headshot of Nick Weiss, Esq.Nicholas Weiss uses his years of experience in civil litigation, and his in-house advisory experience, to assist both businesses and individuals in pursuing and defending their interests, and obtaining the best possible outcomes for his clients.  He is currently an Instructor of Medical Marijuana Law and Policy at Cleveland School of Cannabis, and can be reached at The Gertsburg Law Firm by calling 440-528-1233 or sending a message to [email protected].


The Gertsburg Law Firm produces these Legal Talks to give insight into legal issues for non-lawyers and to share our experience with the community. The contents of this interview are for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem.


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