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Poteau Chamber Host Implementation of Medical Marijuana Seminar Featured

Written by  Tuesday, 23 July 2019 23:10
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Seminar Scheduled to Benefit Local Business Owners
Friday. August 16th. 1:30 p.m.
Donald W. Reynolds Center-Poteau



(POTEAU, OKLAHOMA) – The passing of State Question 788 has resulted in the opening of new businesses in the Poteau Area. SQ 788 has also granted a legal license of use to many residents in this area. The Legislature has made several modifications to the marijuana statue in the past year regarding employers and employees.


Poteau Chamber will host a two - hour seminar to help employers understand or answering any questions pertaining to the hiring and maintaining employees. Poteau Chamber has been working several state agencies throughout the year to keep local businesses informed of changes to laws or a new law that could affect how they operate or do business in the state.


The Oklahoma Municipal League has agreed to help Poteau Chamber bring current information regarding the implementation of medical marijuana to its many small business members in Poteau and The LeFlore County area. The two-hour seminar is FREE to all that attends. Daniel McClure J.D.M.P. A., Deputy General Counsel and April Bradbury, Field Representative Oklahoma Municipal League will discuss the new regulations as related to the state question, including interactions between the OK Medical Marijuana Authority, the State, and Municipalities related to hiring of employees.


The seminar is provided by Poteau Chamber of Commerce and is FREE. It is open to all businesses in the area. Everyone must RSVP by August 14, 2019.

To sign up for the event visit our website or Facebook @ Poteau Chamber. “This is just one more way that the chamber can offer information to our business sectors in the city and area. We are constantly working to help our businesses stay informed and up to date on changes from both the state and federal levels.


Poteau Chamber is always connected, and we want our businesses to be also”, states Karen Wages, CEO.


For more information contact Poteau Chamber of Commerce at 918-647-9178.

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