Toke of the Town – WalMart Fires Associate Of Year, Cancer Patient For Medical Marijuana
“Despite medical marijuana being legal in Michigan, WalMart has fired a cancer patient and former employee of the year who tested positive for the drug, which was recommended by his doctor.
In 2008, Casias was Associate of the Year at the WalMart store in Battle Creek, Mich., despite suffering from sinus cancer and an inoperable brain tumor.
‘No, I never came to work under the influence, ever,’ he said. ‘I don’t think it’s fair. Because I have a medical condition I can’t work and provide for my family?'”