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State Laws

Employment Related State Laws

This chart covers the state laws that provide benefits and protections in the areas of: Employment & Disability Insurance. Scroll down for a second chart covering the state laws that provide benefits and protection in the area of health insurance.  This information changes frequently.

Has Fair Employment Law (Covering Employers With Less Than 15 Employees): Has State Disability Insurance: Has Paid Sick Leave: Has Paid Family Leave: Has Employer Credit Check Law: Has Medical Marijuana Law: Has Social Media Privacy Law: Employment Has Social Media Privacy Law: Education
ALABAMA 1 ✔ CBD Only (Cannabidiol)
ALASKA
full legalization
ARIZONA
ARKANSAS 9 (but 15 for RA’s)  ✔
CALIFORNIA 5 ✔San Francisco (full pay), Oakland, Emeryville

6 weeks


full legalization
 ✔
COLORADO 2
full legalization
CONNECTICUT 3
DELAWARE
*DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ✔full legalization
FLORIDA ✔ not yet operational
GEORGIA ✔ CBD only
HAWAII 1
IDAHO
ILLINOIS 1
INDIANA 5
IOWA 4 ✔ CBD only
KANSAS 4
KENTUCKY 8 ✔ CBD only
LOUISIANA ✔ not yet operational
MAINE 1
MARYLAND Montgomery County
MASSACHUSETTS 6 ✔ full legalization
MICHIGAN 1  ✔
MINNESOTA 1
MISSISSIPPI ✔ CBD only
MISSOURI 6 ✔ CBD for epilepsy only
MONTANA 1
NEBRASKA
NEVADA ✔ full legalization
NEW HAMPSHIRE 6
NEW JERSEY 1 Bloomfield, East Orange, Jersey City, Irvington, Trenton, Montclair, Newark, Passaic, Paterson
6 weeks
NEW MEXICO 4
NEW YORK 4 NYC  ✔

8 weeks (2018)

12 weeks (2021)

NORTH CAROLINA ✔ CBD for epilepsy only
NORTH DAKOTA 1
OHIO 4
OKLAHOMA ✔ CBD for epilepsy only
OREGON 6

Eugene, Portland


full legalization
PENNSYLVANIA 4 Philadelphia, Pittsburgh  ✔
*PUERTO RICO  ✔
RHODE ISLAND 4

4 weeks

SOUTH CAROLINA ✔ CBD for seizures only
SOUTH DAKOTA 1
TENNESSEE 8 ✔ CBD for seizures only
TEXAS ✔ CBD for epilepsy only
UTAH ✔ CBD for epilepsy only
VERMONT 1  ✔

Effective 2017
for large businesses, 2018
for small
businesses
VIRGINIA 1 ✔ CBD for epilepsy only
WASHINGTON 8 Seattle, Tacoma

full legalization

WEST VIRGINIA 12
WISCONSIN 1 ✔ CBD for seizures only
WYOMING 2 ✔ CBD for epilepsy only
GUAM 2

 

Health Insurance State Laws

This chart covers the state laws that provide benefits and protections in the area of health insurance. This information changes frequently.

Has a State Run Health Insurance Marketplace: Has Expanded State Medicaid Program: Has State COBRA Law (Covering Employers With Less Than 20 Employees): Has Oral Chemotherapy Parity Law: Has Clinical Trials Coverage Law:
ALABAMA
ALASKA
ARIZONA
ARKANSAS ✔ 4 months
CALIFORNIA ✔ 36 months
COLORADO ✔ 18 months
CONNECTICUT ✔ 18-36 months
DELAWARE ✔ 9 months
*DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ✔ 3 months
FLORIDA ✔ 18 months ✔ Agreement
GEORGIA ✔ 3 months ✔ Agreement
HAWAII
IDAHO
ILLINOIS ✔ 12 months
INDIANA
IOWA ✔ 9 months
KANSAS ✔ 18 months
KENTUCKY ✔ 18 months
LOUISIANA ✔ 12 months
MAINE ✔ 12 months
MARYLAND ✔ 18 months
MASSACHUSETTS ✔ 18-36 months
MICHIGAN ✔ Agreement
MINNESOTA ✔ 18-36 months
MISSISSIPPI ✔ 12 months
MISSOURI ✔ 18-36 months
MONTANA
NEBRASKA ✔ 6-12 months ✔ Agreement
NEVADA ✔ 18-36 months
NEW HAMPSHIRE ✔ 18-36 months
NEW JERSEY ✔ 18-36 months
NEW MEXICO ✔ 6 months
NEW YORK ✔ 36 months
NORTH CAROLINA ✔ 18 months
NORTH DAKOTA ✔ 39 weeks-36 months
OHIO ✔ 12 months
OKLAHOMA ✔ 63 days-6 months
OREGON ✔ 9 months
PENNSYLVANIA ✔ 9 months
*PUERTO RICO
RHODE ISLAND ✔ 18 months
SOUTH CAROLINA ✔ 6 months ✔ Agreement
SOUTH DAKOTA ✔ 18-36 months
TENNESSEE ✔ 3-15 months
TEXAS ✔ 9-42 months
UTAH ✔ 12 months
VERMONT ✔ 18 months
VIRGINIA ✔ 12 months
WASHINGTON
WEST VIRGINIA ✔ 18 months
WISCONSIN ✔ 18 months
WYOMING ✔ 12 months
GUAM