Does the Fair Labor Standards Act Apply to Cannabis Businesses? The U.S. Supreme Court May Decide
Canna Law Blog
MAY 22, 2020
Cannabis isn’t federally legal. Companies who operate in the cannabis space really only have the protection of the state’s laws in which they operate. Even full compliance with state laws is no shield to federal penalties or enforcement. Also, there is always a risk that cannabis contracts may not be upheld in court because they involve a federally illegal substance. For these reasons, we see a lot of really strange things in cannabis law that don’t really happen anywhere else.