May 8, 2019 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Mark Barnes—Let’s Get Into the Weeds On Medical Marijuana in Ohio

Mark Barnes is a member of the Bugbee & Conkle law practice, his focus is workers’ compensation defense, labor and employment law and litigation. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Rhetoric and Communication Studies from the University of Virginia and he received his Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland. He has spent most of his time recently defending employer’s in worker’s compensation cases throughout the State of Ohio. Mr. Barnes was a member of the Ohio Board of Bar Examiners, a committee of lawyers and judges which sets policy for and prepares the Ohio bar examination.

The new Ohio Medical Marijuana law presents challenging issues for employers. We will explore whether employers should modify their drug testing policies, whether employers should accommodate medical marijuana users, whether there are potential safety hazards posed by medical marijuana, and other challenges faced by employers in Ohio.

Presenters: Mark Barnes, Bugbee & Conkle, LLC