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Medical Cannabis & Your Rights with Attorney Dustin Massie

Medical Cannabis & Your Rights with Attorney Dustin Massie

Update: 2019-02-27
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The United States is gradually becoming the land of the red, white, and… green. No… really! Since 2016 over 10 states have legalized the sale and recreational usage of marijuana, and 33 states have some sort of medical marijuana statue on the books. Despite many states going green by legalizing recreational usage of pot, there is still one component to this narrative that hasn’t garnered lot of coverage over the past couple years: medical marijuana in the workplace.

Can an employer fire you if are consuming marijuana as a part of a medicinal regimen? Can you be denied a prospective job due to a pre-employment drug test where it came back positive for THC, despite you being a part of a state medicinal registry? There is no simple answer to this complex issue; medical pot has left us in a legal limbo. So, in order to get to the bottom of this, I sat down with attorney Dustin Massie. Dustin is an advocate for employees who have experienced wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, harassment and other illegal treatment in the workplace.

In all my years of working as a journalist, he is probably the most impressive attorney I have had the honor of interviewing. His charisma and magnetism matched with his intelligence and ability to answer tough questions in an articulate manner, immediately made me realize I was speaking with someone of importance; someone whom I could see sitting on a federal bench as a judge, or becoming a leader in the legal the community.

So, for all those people who have unanswered questions about what protections they have (or don’t have)listen to this episode, and my interview with an impressive attorney, as we sort out some of the legal limbo that medical marijuana has left us in.

Here is a conversation you should know about, with attorney Dustin Massie.

Colton Salaz, Exec. Producer & Reporter | CBS News
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Dustin Massie:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/dustin-massie-901b6116/

dmassie@baillonthome.com
https://www.baillonthome.com/team/dustin-w-massie
https://www.baillonthome.com/news/massie-present-medical-cannabis-2019-fba-rising-professionals-symposium
https://minnlawyer.com/2018/09/13/up-coming-dustin-massie/
http://mnbenchbar.com/2017/12/genetic-testing/

Baillon Thome Law Firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota:
https://www.baillonthome.com/
https://twitter.com/baillonthome?lang=en
https://www.linkedin.com/company/baillon-thome-jozwiak-&-wanta-llp/

Federal Bar Association:
http://www.fedbar.org/
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Medical Cannabis & Your Rights with Attorney Dustin Massie

Medical Cannabis & Your Rights with Attorney Dustin Massie

Colton Salaz