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Florida currently permits only medical cannabis use. Employers in the state have specific rights related to managing cannabis use among their employees.

Legal Status: Medical Only

Protections for Medicinal Users & Exceptions:

Florida does not provide specific legal protections for employees using medical cannabis. Employers are not required to accommodate cannabis use in the workplace, and they may establish and enforce drug-free workplace policies.

Protections for Recreational Users & Exceptions:

Florida has not legalized recreational cannabis use, so recreational users have no specific protections or exceptions.

Restrictions on Testing for Cannabis:

Florida does not have restrictions on cannabis testing for employers.


Employers in Florida have the discretion to establish policies regarding cannabis use by employees. They are not obligated to accommodate cannabis use, even for medical purposes. The state does not place significant restrictions on an employer’s right to manage cannabis use among employees.