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Colo. Court: Workers Can Be Fired For Off-Duty Medical Pot Use

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics

While medical marijuana is legal in Colorado, employers can still fire patients for using it -- even if they aren't impaired at work. In a landmark...

Matt Ferner

Fired Medical Marijuana Patient Makes His Case In State's Highest Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

Employers can still fire employees for marijuana use, even in states where it's legal. But one case heard in Colorado's Supreme Court Tuesday morning ...

Matt Ferner

Colorado AG Defends Company That Fired Medical Marijuana Patient For Off-Duty Use

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics

The Colorado attorney general's office filed a brief last month arguing that employed Coloradans do not have the right to use marijuana outside of the...

Matt Ferner

This Medical Marijuana Patient Was Sent To Rehab By His Employer -- Now He's Fighting Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

Fifty-seven-year-old Charlie Davis, a medical marijuana patient in New Jersey, was recently suspended from his job at New Jersey Transit and ordered i...

Matt Ferner

One Man's Court Case Could Change Everything For Marijuana Users

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

Brandon Coats, who is suing his former employer, Dish Network, for firing him in 2010 for using medical marijuana outside the office to treat his debi...