New Rulings on Medical Marijuana Use Go Against Employers

Advocates hope new the new decisions are a signal of growing acceptance of cannabis' medicinal value.

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Health care worker Katelin Noffsinger told a potential employer that she took medical marijuana to deal with the effects of a car accident, but when a drug test came back positive, the nursing home rescinded her job offer anyway. A federal judge last month ruled that the nursing home, which had cited federal laws against pot use, violated an anti-discrimination provision of the Connecticut’s medical marijuana law. It was the latest…

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