Pot Patient Says Food Co. Illegally Yanked Job Offer

By Donald Morrison (October 14, 2021, 5:58 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania woman with a medical marijuana card has hit food services giant Compass Group USA Inc. with a discrimination suit in state court, alleging the company rescinded a job offer after she failed a prehire drug screen.

Christina Jones alleged in the suit filed Wednesday that Compass violated Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Act by revoking a job offer after she tested positive for marijuana despite her assertion that she told interviewers about her sanctioned use of the drug before she was offered the job.

"A recruiter for Defendant informed plaintiff over telephone that due to the drug screen indicating Plaintiff was...

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