New Mexico court holds employers need not accommodate medical marijuana use

1/13/16–A federal court in New Mexico dismissed the lawsuit of an employee who was fired after testing positive for marijuana, cheap even though he used medical marijuana in accordance with state law. Garcia v. Tractor Supply Company, doctor No. 15-cv-00735 (D.N.M. Jan. 7, 2016). The Court held that the employer did not violate New Mexico law or public policy by terminating a new hire for failing a drug test due to the employee’s medical marijuana use. Read