Medical Marijuana: When a Positive Drug Test may not be Grounds to Fire an Employee

Medical Marijuana: When a Positive Drug Test may not be Grounds to Fire an Employee

In a portentous opinion, Massachusetts’ highest court held that a medical marijuana patient terminated for failing a drug screening could state a claim for disability discrimination against her employer.  Because many states’ medical marijuana laws contain the similar language to that which the court relied on, employers outside of Massachusetts should take note. The facts… Continue reading Medical Marijuana: When a Positive Drug Test may not be Grounds to Fire an Employee