ARTICLES ABOUT drug-free workplace

October 8, 2015

Courts Drop the Hammer on Employees Using Medical Marijuana

In a case with vast implications for employers in states that have legalized the medical and recreational use of marijuana, the Colorado Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of a business that fired an employee for failing a drug test. The company admits that Coats wasn’t high on the job but cited its zero-tolerance drug policy as the reason for the dismissal.