Discussed the Impact of Medical Marijuana Identification Cards on Discrimination Provisions
July 16, 2019
LITTLE ROCK, AR. – Attorney Walter Wright presented today at the Arkansas Environmental Federation’s Health and Safety Seminar. His presentation titled, “Medical Marijuana - Cards Issued, Now What?” explained the impact of medical marijuana identification cards on employee provisions put into place to avoid the risk of discrimination.
Wright has more than 30 years of experience in environmental, energy (petroleum marketing), and water law. His expertise includes counseling clients on issues involving environmental permits, compliance strategies, enforcement defense, property redevelopment issues, environmental impact statements, and procurement/management of water rights. He routinely advises developers, lenders, petroleum marketers, and others about effective strategies for structuring real estate and corporate transactions to address environmental financial risks. A unique part of his practice has been drafting and the negotiation of a variety of specialized agreements involving the sale or consignment of motor fuels along with the ancillary agreements associated with the upstream segment of the petroleum industry. Since 1989, he has served as an adjunct professor of Environmental Law and Hazardous Substances Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law. He is the author of the Arkansas Environmental, Energy and Water Law blog.
About the Arkansas Environmental Federation Safety and Health Committee
The purpose of the Arkansas Environmental Federation's Safety and Health Committee is to guide the Board on issues related to workplace safety and health issues, monitor the Occupational Safety & Health Administration and the Mine Safety and Health Administration initiatives, advise the Board and membership on federal and state workplace-related regulations and legislation, identify training needs of our membership and plan and conduct targeting training seminars to meet those needs.
About Mitchell Williams
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full-service corporate law firm that provides strategic, comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit MitchellWilliamsLaw.com.