|Confused by the Smoke: Medical Marijuana|
Confused by the Smoke: Medical Marijuana
October 25, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Although medical and recreational marijuana has been legalized in California, it remains illegal under federal law - What rights do employees have and what are an employer's obligations? This session will provide an overview of how marijuana laws impact the workplace, including an employer's ability to test or discipline employees for marijuana use, and its obligations to allow marijuana use as an accommodaton for disabilities or medical condition. The session will also address employment policies involving marijuana.
Dr. David W. Carter is an executive trainer, professional speaker, and best-selling author. An experienced educator for several institutions, businesses, and non-profit organizations, he has also served in the United States Air Force as a combat engineer, as a Kansas police officer specializing in narcotics enforcement, and as an education technician for the National Park Service. Dr. Carter was certified by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in Highway Interdiction for High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) and he currently serves as a volunteer for the San Bernardino County Gangs and Drugs Taskforce.
Dr. Carter has given two TEDx talks about leadership: The Lesser Seat (2015) and How Old Are You? (2016) and he holds a doctorate in Higher Education and Organizational Change from Benedictine University (summa cum laude). His previous work has appeared on multiple news and media outlets and, most recently, C-SPAN’s Book TV, which highlighted his 2013 bestseller, Mayday over Wichita.
Dr. Carter serves as Claremont Lincoln University’s Vice President for Academic Affairs.