Marijuana In Pennsylvania Is Focus Of W&J College Lecture

The Legal Pitfalls & Opportunities For Marijuana in Pennsylvania

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Frank Botta To Take Part in W&J Lecture That Explores Issues Surrounding Marijuana in Pennsylvania

Frank Botta joins a distinguished panel of professionals for the W. Edward Sell ’45 Legal Lecture presented by the Washington & Jefferson College Pre-Law Professions Alumni Advisory Committee on Saturday October 5, 2019. The annual lecture series, held each year on Homecoming weekend, highlights relevant and timely legal issues that affect both the profession and its role in society. The focus of this year’s program is the legalization of marijuana in Pennsylvania.

Frank is frequent speaker on the topic of marijuana in Pennsylvania and The Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act (MMA). In his practice he assists employers in a variety of industries in navigating the risks and sensitive issues MMA presents in the workplace, including educating and training managers; reviewing and modifying employee handbooks and polices; documenting and maintaining employee records and developing protocols for hiring and on-boarding employees.

W&J Pre-Law Professions Alumni Advisory Committee

A 1981 alumnus of Washington & Jefferson College, Frank has been a member of the Pre-Law Professions Alumni Advisory Committee since 1997 and currently serves as its Director. The committee was formed in 1988 to support and encourage the interest and advancement of W&J students in the law. Membership includes practitioners and jurists from diverse backgrounds and experiences who are committed to broadening the educational and professional opportunities for W&J students and alumni.

Full program details can be found in the 2019 W. Edward Sell ’45 Legal Lecture Brochure  or on the Washington & Jefferson College website.

For additional information on Frank Botta’s programs to assist employers with marijuana in the workplace see: Marijuana at Work in Pennsylvania.

Pittsburgh Employment Attorneys

Frank Botta advises companies in a variety of employment matters. Please contact Frank at (724) 776-8000 or for more information on medical marijuana in the workplace or for assistance in understanding the current state of employment laws, rules and regulations.


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