Barickman helps prepare
employers for cannabis legalization with Heartland
Community College workshop
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[November 02, 2019]
Heartland Community College is presenting a workshop to help Illinois
employers prepare their businesses for the marijuana legalization
measures going into effect at the beginning of the new year.
On Tuesday, November 19 Heartland will present Cannabis in the
Workplace: Your Policies and Communications. The class will explore how
new legislation affects companies and their employees.
“With Illinois’s upcoming legalization of cannabis, the re-evaluation of
drug-free workplaces and safety policies is becoming a priority for
employers,” said Angie Coughlin, Director of Continuing Education
Outreach and Professional Development. “This workshop will help
participants learn more about how the recreational cannabis law might
impact their business.”
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At the workshop, Illinois State Senator Jason Barickman will provide the
need-to-know background on Illinois cannabis legislation and respond to
questions attendees have about the state’s legalization measures.
Business professor Terry Lowe will discuss how employers can identify gaps in
company policies and help participants work to map an effective communication
plan for employees.
For more information, or to register for the Cannabis in the Workplace program
contact Heartland Community College at 309-268-8160 or visit
Cost is $15.
Pre-registration is required.
Director, Public Information
Heartland Community College]