Medical marijuana can still get you fired despite amendment passing in Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Supporters of Amendment 2 rejoiced Tuesday after Missouri voters approved medical marijuana.

For people like Candace Baier, whose son has epilepsy, it’s a life changer.

“People in huge amounts of pain, people who have PTSD, all kinds of illnesses can benefit from this,” Baier said.

Thousands of Missourians with qualifying conditions will benefit from medical marijuana, eventually. It’s going to take a couple months before the new amendment is implemented.

But if Missouri is like other states that have legalized marijuana for medicinal reasons, there’s another unfortunate reality for people more at