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Employer Can Fire Medical Marijuana User over Positive Drug Test

January 15, 2016 Media Mentions

Tawny Alvarez provided comments for a WorkCompCentral.com article titled "Employer Can Fire Medical Marijuana User over Positive Drug Test," published on January 15, 2016. The article discussed the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico's decision to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former employee of Tractor Supply Company who had been fired after testing positive for marijuana, although he had been permitted to use marijuana to treat an ongoing health condition. Tawny had previously authored a blog post on the topic for Verrill Dana's labor and employment law blog, Taking Care of HR Businessat www.hrlawupdate.com.

The article "Employer Can Fire Medical Marijuana User over Positive Drug Test" is accessible on WorkCompCentral.com.

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