Court Says Massachusetts Employers Can’t Terminate for Medical Marijuana Use

Could medical marijuana users in California soon be protected from losing their jobs? Some advocates are gleaning hope from a recent court decision in Massachusetts, but the hope is far-fetched to say the least.

The case did involve a business headquartered in Irvine but, as the Cannifornian notes, it has no legal implications in the Golden State, except that it demonstrates how courts can eventually come to “soften” their approach to such issues.

Unlike Massachusetts, California’s Proposition 64 specifically allows employers to test and terminate for marijuana use. Nevertheless, it’s still an interesting case and you can read more about it here


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