Child Gymnastic Coach’s Medical Marijuana Use Goes to B.C. Human Rights Tribunal

Employers need to ‘start treating [medical marijuana]as if it is a pharmaceutical,’ expert says

The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal has decided to hear the case of a gymnastics coach suspended in 2015, despite stellar work reviews, after co-workers said she was “stoned” on the job.

The coach uses medical marijuana in her off-time to manage painful acid reflux and other “gastric” issues but says she never came to work impaired, according to tribunal documents.

Tribunal member Catherine McCreary opted to keep the coach and gym anonymous, given the personal nature of her medical details.

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