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Oct 16, 2019 | Proposed Rules on Hemp Cultivation and Processing in Ohio
Ohio Senate Bill 57 (“SB 57”) was signed into law on July 30, 2019 and legalized the cultivation and processing of hemp in the state. This followed the 2018 Farm Bill, signed into law December 20, 2018, which decriminalized hemp on the federal level....
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Fall 2019 | U.S. Supreme Court Decides Landmark Condemnation Case in Favor of Property Owners
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Oct 14, 2019 | Florida Hemp Program
On October 10, 2019, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (“FDACS”) published a Notice of Proposed Rules on the licensure and cultivation of hemp in the Florida Administrative Register. This rulemaking implements Florida Senate...
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August 2019 | Book: The Effective Use of Forensic Experts in Construction Litigation
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October 2019 | Are School Districts Required to Accommodate Employees' Use of Medical Marijuana?
Medical marijuana has finally arrived. Over 53,000 Ohio residents have applied for and received medical marijuana cards. Ohio’s first dispensaries have opened and begun selling marijuana recommended by physicians for the treatment of 21 different med...
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October 2019 | The Many Faces of Trauma: A National Epidemic Impacting Mental Health and Academic Success
Trauma does not discriminate – it has many faces. It is the sixth-grade student who lost a sibling, the first-grade student placed into foster care, the eleventh-grade student who was sexually abused, the second-grade student who witnessed a drive-by...
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October 2019 | The Ohio Senate is Moving on ADC Reform
The Ohio Senate Education Committee has renewed its interest in reforming state takeovers (H.B. 70). The most recent state budget, H.B. 166 (adopted in July 2019) included a moratorium prohibiting the state superintendent from creating any new Academ...
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October 2019 | Why Should "Work Location" be in Your Anesthesia Contract
"When reviewing your anesthesia contract, one of the obvious terms you would expect to see is the location where you will be providing services. Surprisingly, location is often not spelled out in a contract for a variety of reasons. ..." To read the...
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October 2019 | Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot: Social Media for Physicians and Health Care Professionals
Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot™ is a podcast for physicians and health professionals that covers the legal issues and trends that affect the health care industry. In Episode 3, Ericka Adler reviews the benefits of social media for physicians and health ca...
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Oct 2, 2019 | Now is the Time to Invest in Toledo
Qualified Opportunity Zones allow investors to redevelop large portions of Toledo and receive significant tax benefits. It’s time to turn passive gains into an active investment in the Toledo market. The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created Qualifie...
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Oct 1, 2019 | FLSA Applies to Cannabis Industry Workers
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit recently ruled that the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) applied to workers in the cannabis industry. This decision that state-licensed marijuana businesses are required to follow federal labor laws co...
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Sep 30, 2019 | Tips on Filing for Preliminary Injunction in Trade Secret Cases—Considerations when Seeking Emergency Injunctions
"This Practice Point serves to offer practical tips for a party seeking to quickly obtain an emergency preliminary injunction in a trade secret case..." To read the full article, click HERE.  
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September 2019 | Issues on Appeal Podcast: "Appellate Workflows Part 2" - Guest Speaker
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Sep 30, 2019 | Are LGBTQ Workers Protected by Title VII’s Ban on Sex Discrimination? The Supreme Court Will Decide This Term
Title VII, which prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, and national origin, does not contain any explicit protections for sexual orientation, gender identity, or transgender status. This past April, the Supre...
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Sep 26, 2019 | Department of Labor Announces Final Rule Increasing the Salary Thresholds for Overtime Exempt Status
On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced its final rule regarding changes to the salary thresholds for employee exemptions from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). The DOL estimates that th...
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Sep 18, 2019 | Illinois Adds New Medical Conditions Under the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act
Under Illinois’ Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act [410 ILCS 130] (“Act”), an Illinois resident with a debilitating medical condition may obtain medical cannabis from an Illinois licensed dispensing organization if the person obtains a...
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September 2019 | Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot: Top 5 HIPAA Tips
Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot™ is a podcast for physicians and health professionals that covers the legal issues and trends that affect the health care industry. In Episode 2, Christina Kuta provides her Top 5 HIPAA Tips. To listen, download the episo...
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September 2019 | Ohio Appellate Court Ruling Highlights Interplay Between Oil and Gas Leases and Ohio's Unitization Statute
On June 19, 2019, the Ohio Court of Appeals for the Seventh Appellate District issued a ruling that addressed important unanswered questions involving the interplay between an existing oil and gas lease whose unitization clause was deleted and Ohio's...
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Sep 3, 2019 | What You Need to Know About Florida's Brand New Hemp & CBD Industry
The Florida House of Representatives and Senate unanimously passed into law Senate Bill 1020, which legalizes and creates a regulatory framework for hemp and hemp-derived products, such as cannabidiol (“CBD”). The state’s hemp program will be housed...
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August 2019 | Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot: EPIC Contract Negotiations for Physicians
Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot™ is a podcast for physicians and health professionals that covers the legal issues and trends that affect the health care industry. In Episode 1, Ericka Adler discusses the EPIC process of negotiating a physician contract....