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My employee has a prescription for marijuana, can I fire the employee for a positive drug test for marijuana?

There’s no such thing as a prescription for marijuana because it’s not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  Individuals with one of the qualifying medical conditions under a States’ marijuana laws are given a recommendation for medical use by a certified physician.  Before firing anyone, employers should take a look at their drug free workplace policy.  Medical marijuana should be addressed in every employer drug testing policy.

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