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How to Get a Job in the Cannabis Industry

As we all know, cannabis is now legal in the state of Illinois and there’s been so much buzz that you almost can’t turn on the news and not hear a special on cannabis! So what does this mean for everyone living here in Illinois looking to get involved in this brand new recreational industry?


Illinois Employer Updates for 2020

The following changes to Illinois employment laws will take effect on January 1, 2020: Minimum Wage IncreaseIllinois’ minimum wage will increase to $9.25 per hour. No Discrimination Against Lawful Off-Duty Marijuana UseIllinois already protects lawful off-duty conduct, but that protection has been expanded to explicitly include “products that are legal under state law.” Employers do not have to allow use or impairment on the job. They should not, however, take adverse action against an employee or applicant because they use marijuana when off-duty—unless they do so in accordance with a reasonable and non-discriminatory workplace drug policy. This phrase has not been