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Marijuana Card Saves Unemployment Benefits, Not Job

In the rapidly evolving interplay between federal and state employment laws, state medical marijuana laws, and employer policies seeking to maintain drug-free workplaces, an appellate court in Michigan has just concluded that while having a medical marijuana card cannot save your job with a private employer after a positive drug test (as concluded by a federal … Continue reading this entry

Michigan State Law Does Not Provide Private Employee Protection for Medical Marijuana Use

Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA) does not provide employment-related protection to employees who legally use medical marijuana pursuant to the MMMA. On September 19, 2012, the U.S. Sixth Circuit in Casias v. Wal-Mart ruled that the MMMA does not regulate private employment.… Continue reading this entry