Tracy Jacobs and Gerry Fornwald will be presenting at the annual Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health (MARRCH) Conference October 30 – November 1, 2023. MARRCH is a professional association of addiction treatment professionals and organizations striving to raise awareness about addiction and the power of recovery. As a collective body, MARRCH works to educate, support and guide individuals and agencies while speaking with a unified voice in public policy venues.

Spark Talk: Service Animals Gone Wild
Speaker: Tracy Jacobs, Counsel
Tuesday, October 31 from 3:30-4:00 pm

From service animals to snakes on a plane, this presentation will teach attendees how to ensure and maintain compliance with ADA service animal guidelines. We have all seen news stories about emotional support chickens, snakes and birds. But what obligations do providers have to accommodate animals in patient spaces? How can providers tell the difference between service animals, emotional support animals and pets? And how can providers balance client rights with potential safety concerns?

Spark Talk: Cannabis: Considerations for the Substance Use Disorder Treatment Industry
Speaker: Gerry Fornwald, Shareholder, Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.
Wednesday, November 1 from 12:00-12:30 pm

Get an overview of Minnesota’s new recreational use cannabis laws, including issues of specific interest to substance use disorder treatment providers.

For more information, please visit the event website.

October 31-November 1

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