A New Jersey appeals court has reopened the lawsuit of a funeral director who was fired after his employer found out he was using medical marijuana.

Justin Wild’s suit claimed he was unlawfully discriminated against for using medical marijuana as part of his cancer treatment as permitted under the state’s Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act. A trial judge held Wild’s Law Against Discrimination suit could not go forward because nothing in the Compassionate Use Act requires an employer to accommodate a medical marijuana user.

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