Is Your Workplace Prepared for Legal Marijuana?

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Christina Barbuto has Crohn’s disease, a debilitating gastrointestinal disorder. Her physician prescribed medical marijuana to treat the symptoms, as allowed by Massachusetts state law. When she interviewed for a job that required a drug test, she informed her would-be supervisor of her condition and prescription. The supervisor assured her that this would not be a problem, and she got the job. But, after her first day of work, a representative of her employer’s human resources department called her at home and fired her for failing the drug test. She sued the company for discrimination, and in July 2017 the Massachusetts…
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