However, the new law comes with a lot of unanswered questions.
For example, what impact will it have on the workplace? Some employers conduct drug testing or pre-employment screening.
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Will things change if you're now using a product that is legal in Illinois?
For more insight, we sat down with attorney David Fish with the Fish Law Firm in Naperville.
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In the second half, our guest is Ileo Lott the Vice President of Academic Affairs at Oakton Community College.
The school just started a program this fall to prepare students for a career in the medical marijuana industry.
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