Court: Marijuana’s Schedule I Status Does Not Justify Workplace Discrimination Against State-Qualified Patients

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Court: Marijuana’s Schedule I Status Does Not Justify Workplace Discrimination Against State-Qualified Patients | NORML

HARTFORD, CT — A federal district court judge has determined that marijuana’s illicit status under federal law does not preempt statewide protections explicitly prohibiting qualified medical cannabis patients from facing discrimination in the workplace. The defendant in the case, Bride Brook Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, argued that marijuana’s classification as a Schedule I drug under the US Controlled […]

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Massachusetts High Court: Patient Fired for Medical Marijuana Use Can Sue for Discrimination

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Massachusetts High Court: Patient Fired for Medical Marijuana Use Can Sue for Discrimination | Scott Gacek

BOSTON, MA — Massachusetts’ highest court ruled on Monday that a medical marijuana patient could sue her former employer for discrimination after being fired for testing positive for the substance in a drug test. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court rejected the argument made by Advantage Sales and Marketing that the patient, Christina Barbuto, could not sue for […]

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