Toking on the job allows you to collect unemployment in Michigan

 In Criminal Law

Workers with state approved medical marijuana cards that are fired as a result of testing positive for marijuana are eligible to get unemployment. The Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled that part of the 2008 law that made medical marijuana available (it’s not technically legal in Michigan) allows employees that are fired as a result of positive tests for marijuana usage to collect unemployment. The Court of Appeals dealt with three separate cases, all where the employee held a state approved medical marijuana card. In each instance the employee was fired from their employment due to positive tests for marijuana. You can read the Free Press Article here:

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