Medical Marijuana Patient Sent to Rehab by Employer


Fifty-seven-year-old Charlie Davis, a medical marijuana patient in New Jersey, was recently suspended from his job at New Jersey Transit and ordered into drug rehabilitation for using medical cannabis while off-duty. Now Davis is suing, claiming that his former employer violated state discrimination laws that protect employees with disabilities.

“I’m not a junkie,” Davis told the Record, a northern New Jersey newspaper. “I told them I was taking prescribed medical marijuana. I was not hiding anything from them.”

Read more on The Huffington Post’s website.

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