Failure to Hire Claims Go Up in Smoke for Pot-Using New Jersey Job Applicant

An employer’s motion has been granted to dismiss a putative class action in Zanetich v. Wal-Mart Stores E, Inc. The plaintiff claimed the company violated the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act (the CREAMMA) and exhibited common law failure to hire in violation of New Jersey public policy. The employer argued CREAMMA lacks an express private right of action.

 

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