Medical Marijuana Patients Are Getting Fired — And There’s Not Much They Can Do About It
The case of Brandon Coats, a quadriplegic whose doctor prescribed pot to stop his muscle spasms, shows that medical marijuana patients are offered little protection from being fired under most state laws, even Colorado's.
Colorado Supreme Court Says You Can Be Fired For Smoking Medical Weed
The state court ruling determined that Dish Network acted within the law when it fired medical marijuana user Brandon Coats after he tested positive for marijuana in an impromptu drug test.
The Colorado Supreme Court Says Smoking Weed Can Still Get You Fired
Brandon Coats is a quadriplegic who failed a random drug test years ago while using medical pot to treat his muscle spasms. He lost his job, and Colorado's highest court says that's OK under the law.