Brice Wallace 

One public vote, a compromise bill, special legislative sessions and two amendments later, Utah’s medical cannabis situation and its potential effects on employers remains in a haze.

Hoping to clear the air a bit, Ryan Nelson, Employers Council’s Utah president, conducted a breakout session at last week’s ChamberWest Fall Conference. But the presentation sometimes left audience members shaking their heads as they tried to understand and reconcile, for example, the conflicts between federal employment laws such as the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act and state code as they apply to medical cannabis users.

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