- Prohibiting an employer from taking adverse personnel action against an employee or job applicant who is a qualified patient using medical marijuana
- Requiring an employer to provide written notice to an employee or job applicant who tests positive for marijuana of his or her right to explain the positive test result
- Providing procedures when an employee or job applicant tests positive for marijuana
- Providing a cause of action and damages, etc.
getting fired if they used it. Employee advocates and the Florida Legislature recognized this issue for workers and have introduced legislation intended to protect employees in the state. The Medical Marijuana Employee Protection Act (HB 595 in the House) (SB 962 in the Senate), was filed in November 2019 and introduced as legislation in January 2020. The parameters of this medical marijuana law in Florida are as follows:Are you familiar with Florida medical marijuana law? You may have heard of Amendment 2 – also called The Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative. Florida voters approved this act with a 71% majority in 2016. Even though Florida law on medical marijuana makes it legal in the state, that legislation did not have any explicit language to protect workers from