The decriminalization of marijuana in Canada in 2018 opened the doors to a variety of legal questions and issues related to labour and employment, occupational health and safety, and more. Pitblado Law responded early to the challenge, and continues to respond, by providing advice around workplace policies and procedures, and educating employers about their rights and responsibilities.
Along with other support, your Pitblado Law lawyer will help you navigate the complexities involved around your duty to accommodate an employee taking prescribed medical marijuana, when that person works in a safety-sensitive position.
Decriminalization also opened the doors to entrepreneurs and investors looking to enter this new market. Pitblado Law continues to work with cannabis growers and sellers to ensure compliance with the strict regulatory framework, and to support the development and management of their businesses