Pot shops may be open, but you can st...

Pot shops may be open, but you can still be fired over weed

The long-awaited opening of the first recreational marijuana stores in Massachusetts was cheered by cannabis enthusiasts and entrepreneurs, but it doesn't change the reality that workers can be fired or face disciplinary action from employers for marijuana, even when they use pot outside work, on their own time. Also, you can still lose out on getting a job if a pre-employment drug test reveals marijuana in your system.

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