Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Founding Partner Marc J. Ross Discusses Employment Issues Surrounding Marijuana Use
Press Release – New York, NY – December 18, 2016 – Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Founding Partner Marc J. Ross was recently quoted in The Atlantic, a CityLab article titled “Don’t Bet Your Job on Legal Pot.” The article notes that because marijuana remains illegal under federal law, employers are still able to fire employees for using marijuana, whether medical or recreational, even when such use is permissible under state law.
“Most people don’t understand and find it incomprehensible that they can be terminated for engaging in lawful activity in their state, but unfortunately, they can,’ says Marc Ross who teaches “The Business and Law of Marijuana” at the Hofstra School of Law. in Hempstead N.Y.”
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