We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close
Focus On
NEW In-House Counsel | Insurance | Intellectual Property | Immigration | Natural Resources | Real Estate | Tax
Story image

In-house counsel must prepare for effects of legalized cannabis, summit hears

Friday, March 02, 2018 @ 8:46 AM | By Carolyn Gruske

The coming legalization of cannabis for recreational use is bound to cause issues in the workplace that in-house counsel should be prepared to address, said two lawyers from Torys LLP.

(L-R) Darryl Hiscocks and Tom Stevenson, Torys LLPThe pair, counsel Darryl Hiscocks and senior associate Tom Stevenson, presented together on a panel titled “Legalization of cannabis and its effect on the workplace” during the Law Society of Ontario’s 8th Annual In-House Counsel Summit on Feb. 14.

While they said to expect more marijuana use from employees,...