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Court Mulls Legality Of Firing For Pot Use Off Job

Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it. Now, the state’s highest court is considering whether workers’ off-duty use of medical marijuana is protected under state law.

10/01/2014

Brandon Coats outside court on Tuesday (credit: Rick Sallinger)

Quadriplegic Man’s Pot Firing Case Heard By State Supreme Court

The Colorado Supreme Court is considering a marijuana-related firing case that could have big implications for the state’s pot smokers.

09/30/2014

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State Supreme Court Hears Marijuana Wrongful Firing Suit

The state Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in the case of a Colorado man fired from his job for using medical marijuana.

09/29/2014

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Colorado Supreme Court To Review Pot Workplace Law

Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it. Now Colorado’s Supreme Court has agreed to review a marijuana-related firing in a case that could have big implications for the state’s pot smokers.

01/27/2014

CBS4's Dominic Garcia, right, interviews Brandon Coats, left (credit: CBS)

Quadriplegic Reacts With ‘Disappointment’ Following Landmark Pot Ruling

A landmark ruling Thursday could impact any working Coloradan who uses marijuana legally.

04/26/2013

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Colorado Court Says No Job Protection For Pot Users

People who test positive for smoking pot can legally be fired from their job, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Thursday in deciding that there is no employment protection for marijuana users.

04/25/2013

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Lawsuit Challenges Company’s Firing Of Medical Marijuana Patient

There are still a lot of questions about how Amendment 64 will unfold in Colorado, and one of those is how workplaces will handle drug testing and employees.

11/27/2012

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