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On May 18, 2021, the Michigan House Regulatory Reform Committee unanimously approved a package of bills, including House Bill 4517, requiring hemp-derived delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol to be regulated by the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency.
In Notice 2021-26, the IRS clarifies the taxable nature of benefits under dependent care assistance programs (“DCAPs”) that adopted the extended grace period or expanded carryover options for 2021 and/or 2022.
One of the most common is whether employers can inquire about whether their employees have been vaccinated. Employers are wise to seek legal counsel regarding this issue, as any medical inquiry by an employer could give rise to legal risks.
Effective March 1, 2021, applicants for multiple classes of adult-use marijuana (i.e., recreational marijuana) licenses are no longer required to hold an active medical marijuana permit to be eligible.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held that a university professor plausibly pled claims that his employer’s enforcement of its policy requiring employees to refer to students by their preferred pronouns violated his constitutional rights under the free speech and free exercise clauses of the First Amendment.