Florham Park, NJ asked in Employment Discrimination for New Jersey

Q: Can a job deny me employment for failing a drug test for marijuana when I legally have a medical marijuana card?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Richard Yaskin
Richard Yaskin
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Cherry Hill,, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: It depends on a number of factors including:

Your underlying disability conditions;

Whether you have requested disability accommodations;

The union contract or other policy under which you were drug tested;

The safety sensitivity of your position;

Past practices by your employer.

I would recommend your consultation with an experienced employment lawyer.


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