Barbuto v. Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC (Reserve Case)
SJC-12226Argue Date: Thursday March 9, 2017
*Summary: Employment Law; Medical Marijuana-- Whether an employer may terminate an employee for her lawful use of medical marijuana outside the workplace to treat a disease.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Lenk, Hines, Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, JJ.
Appellant: Cristina Barbuto
Counsel for Appellant: Matthew J. Fogelman, Esquire Adam Dimitri Fine, Esquire Danielle Jurema, Esquire
Appellee: Advantage Sales Marketing LLC et al
Counsel for Appellee: Michael Kent Clarkson, Esquire M. Tae Phillips, Pro Hac Vice Attorney
Court Appealed From: Suffolk Superior Court
Lower Court Judge: Robert N. Tochka, J.
Route to SJC: Direct Appellate Review
Amici Curiae: NFIB Small Business Legal Center
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