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Can a CA RN have a medical marijuana card, smoke it and keep

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Can a CA RN have a medical marijuana card, smoke it and keep license?
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John Wills :

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In California, the government 's position is that both medical marijuana and hemp product ingestion are not reasonable medical explanations for a positive laboratory drug test result.

JACUSTOMER-cjr79xjg- :

What does that mean?

John Wills :

I would take that to mean that a positive drug test will effect your license just like if you took an illegal drug.

JACUSTOMER-cjr79xjg- :

You would take that to mean?

John Wills :

The primary case on whether an employer can prevent you from using marijuana if you have a medical marijuana card is from California. It went all the way to the Supreme Court and the court said that an employer could prevent the use of marijuana even if the employee has a medical card.

John Wills :

Here is the case: Alberto R. Gonzales, Attorney General, et al. v. Angel McClary Raich, et al., No. 03-1454 (decided June 6, 2005, 125 S.Ct. 2195), in most states with medical marijuana laws, an employer may safely refuse to accept medical marijuana as a reasonable medical explanation for a positive drug test result.

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Your welcome. Good luck! Hope your not having too much pain.

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