Barickman helps prepare employers
for cannabis legalization with Heartland Community College workshop
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[October 29, 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
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]