Proposition 64 changed marijuana laws. What many do not realize is that it did not change employment laws. Employers recognize societal norms are changing with the passing of Prop 64. A new era has commenced and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) will play a large role in how cannabis is handled in the workforce. Employers must be cautious because Marijuana is illegal – it remains a Schedule 1 illegal substance, and ADA provides no exception for medicinal use of marijuana.
To view more vlogs from this series, please click the links below:
2019 Cannabis & Co: Addressing Cannabis in the Workplace (Part 1)
2019 Cannabis & Co: Addressing Cannabis in the Workplace (Part 2) - Proposition 64
2019 Cannabis & Co: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in the Post Prop. 64 Era (Part 3)