While Amendment 2, medical marijuana, obtained more votes (58%) than Governor Scott (who was reelected with 48.1% of the vote) it still failed to reach the 60% threshold to pass.
Now, as folks gear up for the 2016 general election, there is a second effort to get medical marijuana back on the ballot for 2016. While the language of the proposed amendment has be tweaked, the issues for Florida employers remain the same.
While we await determination of whether medical marijuana will make it onto the 2016 ballot, employers with concerns can review my prior post: Amendment Two (Medical Marijuana) – What Florida Employers Need to Know
Dori K. Stibolt is an attorney with the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP. Dori defends and counsels management in labor and employment litigation matters pertaining to wage and overtime claims, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, leave/restraint, and whistle-blower claims. You can contact Dori at 561-804-4417 or email@example.com.