COLORADO: A highly anticipated Colorado Supreme Court decision on an employee’s right to use marijuana will come out Monday.
Brandon Coats maintains he was improperly fired from his job at Dish Network in 2010 after testing positive for marijuana. Coats, a quadriplegic, worked as a customer service representative for the company for years.
Lower courts have repeatedly ruled in Dish Network‘s favor, but last year the Colorado Supreme Court agreed to hear his case. The decision could impact businesses across the state as they continue to employ not only medical marijuana users but recreational users as well.