Drug Tests

Fast Eddy Aki'a of Hawaii smokes a joint as thousands gathered to celebrate the state's medicinal marijuana laws and collectively light up at 4:20 p.m. in Civic Center Park April 20, 2012 in Denver. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Court Says Pot Smokers Can Be Fired Even In Colorado

Medical and recreational marijuana may be legal in Colorado, but employers in the state can lawfully fire workers who test positive for the drug, even if it was used off duty, according to a court ruling Thursday.

04/25/2013

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Colorado Welfare Recipient Drug Test Bill Advances

One criticism of the idea to make welfare recipients take drug tests is that lawmakers and other elected officials who also get state funds should submit themselves to the same standard.

03/23/2012

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Bill Would Require Welfare Recipients To Take Drug Tests

Colorado lawmakers are taking up an issue stirring up controversy across the country — requiring welfare recipients to take drug tests.

02/11/2012

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