Tag Archives: Drug Testing/Medical Marijuana

MEDICAL MARIJUANA SEMINAR: The Dope on Amendment 2’s Effect on Florida’s Workplaces

On November 4, Florida voters will go the polls to vote on a constitutional amendment that would legalize the use of medical marijuana. If the amendment passes, how will that impact Florida workplaces? Please join us for breakfast in our Miami office on November 10th. We will address important FAQs about how medical marijuana may affect … Continue Reading

Employers’ Obligations Under Florida’s Medical Marijuana Laws Hazy

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed SB 1030 today.  This law now makes it legal for qualified patients in Florida to take low-THC cannabis in liquid form to treat certain seizure disorders, such as epilepsy and muscle spasms, and for cancer.  While SB 1030 will likely not have a huge impact on day-to-day operations in the … Continue Reading

Even in Legalized States, Employers Can Fire Pot-Smoking Employees

Recently, Congressmen Barney Frank (D-Massachusetts) and Ron Paul (R-Texas) introduced the “Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2011,” which would allow states to determine their own marijuana rules without interference from Washington, DC.  If this law passed, states could choose among banning marijuana entirely, making it medically available, decriminalizing its possession or taxing and regulating … Continue Reading
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