Monday, April 26, 2010

Duuude! Oregon's Supreme Court Finds Medical Marijuana Use at Work Not Protected

This just in:  If you live in Oregon, keep your stash at home, dude!

According to this briefing, Oregonians aren't allowed to smoke reefer at work.
Oregon employers' long wait for a definitive answer regarding whether they have to accommodate employees' medical marijuana use in the workplace has come to an end. On April 15, 2010, the Oregon Supreme Court ruled that Oregon employers have no duty to accommodate medical marijuana use in the workplace, and thus may take adverse employment action against employees who are currently using medical marijuana without fear of running afoul of Oregon’s disability discrimination laws.

More here.

[No word if the United Steelworkers represents the workers at the pot-free employer.]

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