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Thursday, January 24, 2008

Medical pot can get you fired, court says

Posted By on Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 10:46 AM

by Benjamin Wachs

The California Supreme Court ruled today that a Sacramento man who had a medical marijuana license could legally be fired for failing a company drug test.

The reason, the court said, was that federal law could hold employers liable for their employees drug use.

So - let me get this straight. You can use medical pot because it's legal, but your job can fire you because using pot is illegal.

File under "American Paradox."

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