Employers and Med Marijuana Patients

One concern that people who are certified in the NY State Med Marijuana program have is: can my employer fire or discipline me if they find out that I am using Medical Marijuana in the NYS Med Marijuana Program?

Well, they can’t legally.  The NY Compassionate Care act specifically prohibits employers from discriminating against or firing employees who are certified patients in the NYS MMP. Here’s the guts of it.


Read the whole article in Fall 2015 NY State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Journal.