Worker fired over marijuana use may sue company for discrimination, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court rules

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A woman let go from her position due to her use of medical marijuana may sue her former employer for discrimination, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled in a landmark decision released Monday. A woman let go from her position due to her use of medical marijuana may sue her former employer for discrimination, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled in a landmark decision released Monday.  Cristina Barbuto accepted a position with Advantage Sales and Marketing in 2014. After one day of promoting products in a supermarket, Barbuto was fired. A human resources representative informed her that she did not pass the drug test and that the company follows federal, not state law.  Barbuto suffers from...

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