NEW MEXICO | Bill aims to include workplace protections for medical marijuana users

This April 6, 2018, file photo shows the leaves of a marijuana plant inside Ultra Health’s cultivation greenhouse in Bernalillo, New Mexico A state district judge has ruled that New Mexico health officials went beyond the scope of the law when they sanctioned the licensed medical marijuana producer for displaying a marijuana plant at the 2016 State Fair. The Health Department initially ordered Ultra Health to close for five straight days during a period that included April 20, the busiest day of the year for cannabis sales.
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In New Mexico, employees with medical cannabis cards have been fired because they tested positive for marijuana at work.  Federal and state judges in three cases have ruled in favor of the employers, basically finding that the workers are not protected under federal or state law for using marijuana in violation of company policies.


Source: reposted by Cannabis News World . Original article by Mike Gallagher

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