Another court has handed down a ruling on a company’s drug policy, and courts now seem to be sending a very clear message to employers: Don’t automatically terminate marijuana users with legal prescriptions just because they failed a drug test.
The most recent ruling involved Katelin Noffsinger, who was recruited to take over as director of recreational therapy at Bride Brook, a nursing facility in Niantic, CT.
Job offered, then rescinded
Noffsinger was prescribed a daily dose of Marinol (synthetic marijuana in capsule form) to treat symptoms of her post-traumatic stress disorder.
When she was offered the