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Caroline Bradley-Kenney is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group.

Prior to joining Bradley, Caroline clerked for Justice David M. Ishee of the Supreme Court of Mississippi and for the Hon. Anthony N. Lawrence III of the Mississippi Court of Appeals.

When can you rely on a positive drug test to terminate an employee? If the employee suggests a reason for a false positive, like hemp use, can you still side with the drug test? The Sixth Circuit’s decision in Fisher v. Airgas USA, LLC, et al. is instructive.

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In October 2019, Airgas hired

It’s not a joke. On April 1, 2024, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that voters will decide in November whether Florida will become the 24th state to legalize adult-use marijuana. In the face of significant opposition that succeeded in keeping a similar initiative off the 2022 ballots, the Florida Supreme Court this time agreed

Earlier this week, the Florida legislature passed a bill (SB 1698) that will limit the amount of THC in hemp-derived products and threatens to upend the novel cannabinoid industry in the state.

For the past few years, Florida defined hemp extract as “a substance or compound intended for ingestion, containing more than trace