27 minutes | Jun 18, 2021

A legal view of the medical marijuana debate in EMS

On this episode of Inside EMS, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson tackle a hot button issue: medical marijuana and its use by public safety members. Our hosts discuss a firefighter from Buffalo, New York, who was discharged from his position for using marijuana, despite being having a prescription, and are joined by attorney David C. Holland to discuss the event from a legal angle.  The conversation delves into the responsibility of leadership, how the Collective Bargaining Agreement factors into the debate and how EMS should address the issue in the future.
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