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