The Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA) and Lee Building Industry Association (LBIA) will present a continuing education course entitled “Medical Marijuana in Florida & Its Impact on Organizations” (Course #0613103 BSP, GEN) on Tuesday, September 10, 8:30a.m. – 10:00a.m. at Artichoke & Company, 11920 Saradrienne Lane, Bonita Springs.

Sponsored by Gulfshore Insurance, the event features guest speakers Ashley Lupo of Rotezel & Andress, Pauline Miller of FCCI Insurance Group, and Dr. Greg Leach of Advanced Medical. Attendees will learn how to handle conflicts between state and federal marijuana laws; the effect of medical marijuana on the Americans with Disabilities Act; what employers should know regarding employment law and drug testing; how to enforce drug-free workplace policies; what OSHA regulations employers must remember; and, related liabilities as a business owner.
Doors open at 8:00a.m. for networking and breakfast; the presentation takes place from 8:30 until 10:00a.m.

Table Top Sponsorships are available. Sponsorship information is available at or by calling (239) 436-6100. Members can register online at; non-members can register by contacting Cost is $10 for CBIA and LBIA members, and $20 for non-members. The deadline for registration is Friday, September 6.

About CBIA

Founded in 1985, CBIA is an association of builders, remodelers, interior designers and other housing industry professionals. It is one of 800 state and local associations and operates under the auspices of the Florida Home Builders Association and the National Association of Home Builders.

To learn more about CBIA programs, services, events and initiatives, visit, call 239-436-6100, or follow CBIA on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. CBIA is located at 3200 Bailey Lane, Suite 110, Naples, Florida.

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