23 states, plus the District of Columbia and Guam permit some form of medical marijuana use.  And, there are various medical marijuana ballot provisions, including currently in Florida, which likely will lead to more states permitting medical marijuana after this November’s election.

Despite the overwhelming change of law at the state level, federal law

As I previously posted, medical marijuana has made Florida’s 2016 ballot and is likely to pass muster this time around (in 2014 medical marijuana received 58% of the Florida vote, falling just short of the 60% necessary to pass).

So, assuming that Florida employers will soon be faced with questions from medical marijuana using

Medical marijuana, which narrowly failed to pass (with 58% support, less than the 60% required) in 2014, will be back on the 2016 ballot.  The group supporting the medical marijuana initiative has now collected the required number of verified signatures.


Most experts expect the medical marijuana initiative to pass this time around since it

The effort to get recreational marijuana on the Florida 2016 ballot has failed.

However, as I previously posted medical marijuana is likely to make the 2016 Florida ballot and most experts expect it to pass.  The prior medical marijuana attempt, Amendment Two, narrowly failed when it received 58% voter approval (falling just short of

In addition to the second round of efforts to pass medical marijuana in Florida, now there are three petitions circulating to legalize recreational marijuana.

The Florida Cannabis Act includes the following language meant to provide insulation to employers with drug free workplace policies:  “Nothing in this section is intended to require an employer to