Q: I am being denied employment by a company in chicago because I had marijuana in my drug test. Is this legal? If not what
What are my options?
A: Based on the information you've provided, it appears the company's refusal to hire you based on a failed drug test for marijuana does not appear to be illegal. It's really unfair as cannabis metabolites can be detected in urine even 30 days after someone ingests the drug, making it impossible to determine if a positive test proves a worker was high at the time or within days of testing. However unfair the outcome, it does not appear to be illegal. Wishing you the best as you move forward.
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