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[VIDEO] 2019 Cannabis & Co: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in the Post Prop. 64 Era (Part 4)

October 24, 2019 Abimael “AJ” Bastida

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)