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  • March 7 2013

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    Judge: Michigan Pot Patients Eligible for Unemployment Benefits

    A victory was registered earlier this week for Michigan medical marijuana patients. Circuit Judge William Collette ruled that patients using pot legally are eligible for unemployment benefits.   The ruling overturned a state commission's previous determination that a Lansing marijuana patient could not receive unemployment benefits after losing her job in 2011 for failing a drug test.   Judge Collette wrote in his decision: “Disqualification from unemployment benefits …More

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