Q: Is it legal for a company to not hire me because I tested positive for marijuana?

If it's not, what do I do about it?

1 Lawyer Answer
Daniel A. Johnston
Daniel A. Johnston
  • Cannabis & Marijuana Law Lawyer
  • Garden City, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: While there are some exceptions, it is typically illegal for a company to not hire you in New York based solely on a positive drug test for THC. If that's what they did, and why they did it, and no exceptions apply, you can sue them.

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