As we reported earlier this morning, “Coloradans could find out whether they have a right to use marijuana when the state Supreme Court takes up a major case Tuesday that will clarify cannabis’s place in the law.”
Watch the video stream from the courtroom of the influential Coats vs. Dish Network above — and catch up on the case here, from the moment medical marijuana patient Coats was fired by Dish Network for a positive drug test to the Colorado Supreme Court’s announcement that they would hear the case.
Brandon Coats vs. Dish Network:
A special report from The Cannabist
Coats vs. Dish, round 1: A hearing that will have major implications for marijuana and the workplace ended Tuesday with the state’s most esteemed justices mostly scratching their heads.
Watch the video: Here’s the full hour-long video of the first meeting of Coats and Dish in front of the Colorado Supreme Court
Top 20 tweets: How did Twitter react to Coats vs. Dish Network, and how the case could rewrite pot and employment laws
Was Coats impaired while at work? “It doesn’t matter if he was impaired or not. It’s a violation,” Dish attorney Meghan Martinez said of Coats’ admitted marijuana use at home
More companies are drug testing: Some employers are taking a tougher stance against workers’ drug use since recreational marijuana became legal in Colorado, according to a new workplace survey
Editorial: Why some Colorado employers still need no-marijuana policies
The Colorado AG backs Dish: The state attorney general’s office says Coloradans do not have a right to use marijuana off the job, siding with Dish in its firing of a medical-marijuana patient.[poll id=”12″]