A former Wal-Mart Associate of the Year, Joseph Casias was fired by the company after a positive drug test, although he uses marijuana to relieve the pain caused by cancer. Joseph Casias is suing his former employer helped by ACLU.
This is just the beginning for a debate over policy regulating marijuana use in workplaces where medical marijuana is legal. An online poll was initiated by The Wall Street Journal. 66.5% of the readers opted for employers covering the cost with health benefits and ignore the tests.