Drug Policy

ACLU Says Lawsuit Charging Wal-Mart With Wrongfully Firing Medical Marijuana Patient Should Proceed

ACLU Says Lawsuit Charging Wal-Mart With Wrongfully Firing Medical Marijuana Patient Should Proceed

2010-11-12 00:00:00

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – An attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union told a federal judge today that the lawsuit against Wal-Mart for wrongfully firing an employee for lawfully using medical marijuana in accordance with state law to treat the painful symptoms of an inoperable brain tumor and cancer should proceed.

In Nation of Immigrants, Plan to Deny Driver's Licenses Would be Injustice

In Nation of Immigrants, Plan to Deny Driver's Licenses Would be Injustice

2002-03-05 00:00:00

Since this nation's founding, more than 55 million immigrants from every continent have settled in the United States. In fact, with the exception of American Indians, everyone living in this country is either an immigrant or the descendent of voluntary or involuntary immigrants.

Federal Judge Blocks Michigan’s Plan to Drug Test Welfare Recipients

Federal Judge Blocks Michigan’s Plan to Drug Test Welfare Recipients

2000-09-05 00:00:00

A federal district judge today blocked the country's first-ever law requiring welfare recipients to undergo drug testing, saying that the policy, enacted by Michigan last year, sets a "dangerous precedent" under the Constitution.

The ACLU of Michigan and the national ACLU Drug Policy Litigation Project, which filed a 1999 challenged to the law on behalf of nine welfare recipients and a local rights group, called the decision a welcome check against authoritarianism gone awry.

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