Unfortunately, The Answer To This Question Has Not Changed

Can you be fired for smoking weed? Even in states where it is legal under state law to purchase, possess, and use marijuana, it is legal to fire an employee for using marijuana. Cyd Maurer, a TV News anchor in Oregon recently learned this the hard way.

Unfortunately, the answer to this question has not changed since our last blog entry on the subject: Yes, you can be fired for smoking weed.

Even in states where it is legal under state law to purchase, possess, and use marijuana, it is legal to fire an employee for using marijuana. Cyd Maurer, a TV News anchor in Oregon recently learned this the hard way.