March 10, 2020 / 10:58 PM / in 24 days

N.J. top court greenlights disability bias suit by worker fired for medical pot

The New Jersey Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that a state law banning disability discrimination prohibits employers from firing workers who use medical marijuana while off the job.

The seven-member court in a unanimous decision said that because New Jersey permits medical marijuana, the bar on disability bias in the state Law Against Discrimination (LAD) necessarily extends to its use.

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