Judge Rebukes Walmart for Firing Medical Marijuana Patient

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In a significant decision that recognized a private right of action for employment discrimination under the AMMA, Arizona U.S. District Judge James A. Teilborg said last week that Walmart was not justified in firing the worker based on the company’s idea that marijuana metabolites in her urine meant she must have been impaired at work.

Whitmire’s attorney Joshua Carden, who runs a Scottsdale-based law firm, said Teilborg’s decision is “the first of its kind in Arizona.”

“No court has officially decided whether a private right-of-action exists under the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act, so that was a big part of the

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