Pashman Stein Walder Hayden P.C. Named New Jersey Law Journal’s Law Firm of the Year 2023*


Dillon McGuire Quoted in Article on Medical Marijuana Patients Can't be Fired for Testing Positive for Cannabis


Pashman Stein Walder Hayden P.C. attorney Dillon McGuire was quoted in the NJBiz article, “Medical marijuana patients can’t be fired for testing positive for cannabis." The article explains that medical marijuana patients can’t be fired for testing positive for cannabis.

“Today was an important victory for employees throughout New Jersey who use medical marijuana. In a per curiam [by the courts] decision, our Supreme Court affirmed the appellate division’s holding that those who are terminated from their jobs, based upon their proper medical use of marijuana, may bring a disability discrimination claim under the Law Against Discrimination,” said Pashman Stein Walder Hayden PC attorney Dillon McGuire, who argued on behalf of the Americans for Civil Liberties Union New Jersey, in a prepared statement.

“Despite the scientifically proven benefits of medical marijuana, those patients who chose to treat their ailments with cannabis have been marginalized ever since the Compassionate Use Act was enacted,” said McGuire. “The court’s decision today was an important step toward securing the rights and dignity that medical marijuana patients deserve.”

Please click here for an online version of the article.

Our firm is proud of the results it has achieved for clients, some of which are noted here.  Of course, each legal matter is unique on many levels, and past successes are not a guarantee of results in any other pending or future matters.

Related Attorneys

Related Practice Areas

Jump to Page

By using this site, you agree to our updated Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use