DENVER, Feb. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The fact that 190 million Americans now live in states where marijuana has been legalized to some degree is raising a number of questions and issues about how to integrate the American workforce and marijuana consumers rights in regards to drug testing.
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The Coats decision may ultimately be remembered as an aberration, a false start in the effort to figure out marijuana regulation in the early days.
In a 6-0 decision, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that patients can be fired by employers for using medical marijuana, despite the fact that both medical and recreational marijuana are legal within the state.
The Colorado Supreme Court’s upcoming decision in Coats v. Dish Network will be important for Colorado medical marijuana patients who risk losing their livelihoods when they fail employer drug tests.
A common misconception about marijuana legalization, both medical and recreational, is that you won’t be fired by your employer for smoking marijuana. As un-American as it sounds, you can indeed be fired for smoking marijuana legally.