New York Employers Must Prepare for Marijuana Legalization

Ward Greenberg Partner Meghan DiPasquale recently authored an article in the Rochester Business Journal on how New York employers should prepare for marijuana legalization. Associate Chris Lattuca assisted with the article.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced that the legalization of adult recreational marijuana would be a legislative priority in 2019 and included in one of his budget bills a proposal to make this priority a reality. Although the New York State Assembly has not yet put forth a bill, it appears the Cuomo plan has legislative support, and details will be fleshed out over the next few months. New York employers should be preparing themselves for the impact this legalization will have on their drug policies.

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