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Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

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West Shore Country Club, 100 Brentwater Rd
Camp Hill, PA 17011 United States

8:00am-8:30am: Breakfast & Networking
8:30am-10:00am: Seminar / Q&A

If you are a Pennsylvania business leader or HR professional, this in-person, interactive breakfast seminar is for you! You’ll gain insight into the changing dynamics of medical marijuana in PA and how it affects your organization. A few of the questions we’ll tackle are:


  • What are the current marijuana laws/ boundaries? What is pending?
  • What insights does a medical marijuana certifying physician bring?
  • How do the laws impact your workplace and company policies?
  • What are the important HR implications that you should know?
  • What risks or liabilities do you need to be aware of?

Join us and our panelists: Denise Elliott, an employment law & labor attorney, Dr. Daniel Kambic, a medical marijuana certifying physician, and Jackie Parker, an industry professional, for this informative conversation and Q&A time.


*This event is approved for 1.0 SHRM credits and 1.5 HRCI credits:
The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval. Alera Group is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information on certification or recertification, please click on linked seals above to visit respective websites.

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September 10, 2019
8:00 am - 10:00 am
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West Shore Country Club
100 Brentwater Rd
Camp Hill, PA 17011 United States
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About the Panelists

  • Denise Elliott, Esq.

    Attorney, McNees Labor and Employment Practice Group

    Denise focuses her practice on defending self-insured employers in workers compensation matters and providing representation and counsel to clients in employment discrimination litigation, ADA/FMLA compliance, safety drug and alcohol testing, and health issues. Denise is an experienced litigator representing both public and private sector employers in all phases of employment related litigation, including before state and federal courts, arbitrators, administrative law judges, and administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission.

    Denise is a frequent speaker on workers’ compensation and employment law topics including medical marijuana in the workplace and was named a 2014 and 2015 Select Lawyer and a 2019 Rising Star. She is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, before the Federal District Courts in the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, and before the Supreme Court of the United States.

  • Dr. Daniel Kambic

    Physician, Family Practice Center & Director of Medical Education, Pinnacle

    Board-Certified Family Practitioner, Dr. Daniel Kambic, is the first medical marijuana certifying physician in Dauphin County, having certified use for over 500 patients.  Currently serving as the Director of Medical Education Osteopathic Training Programs for UPMC Pinnacle, Dr. Kambic also practices at Family Practice Centers, UPMC Pinnacle Community Osteopathic and Harrisburg Hospitals and Geisinger Holy Spirit.  He holds affiliations with the American and Pennsylvania Osteopathic Associations as well as the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.

    Dr. Kambic, a 1978 graduate of the University of Notre Dame and a 1982 graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been practicing medicine for 36 years.  He previously served as a member of the Pinnacle Health Systems Board of Trustees as well as the President of Medical Staff.

  • Jackie Z. Parker

    Community Outreach Director, GTI

    Jackie Z. Parker currently serves as Community Outreach Director for Pennsylvania for Green Thumb Industries (GTI). GTI is a vertically integrated Medical Marijuana company with 4 dispensaries and a growing facility here in Pennsylvania. In this role, Jackie is responsible for bringing awareness to the public on Act 16 and the many benefits of Medical Marijuana.  She assists PA residents in applying for their Medical Marijuana cards, licensed physicians to understand how they can participate in the program and providing a GTI face to the area.

    Jackie is a graduate of St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana. She has served as Mayor of a third-class city, the co-creator of the award-winning Community Action Team, under Governor Ed Rendell as Deputy Secretary of Community Affairs and Development for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and most recently as the Executive Director of Community and Economic Development for the City of Harrisburg. She resides in Lebanon with her husband Wiley Parker and is the mother of three children and six grandchildren.

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