Law360 (July 21, 2021, 9:11 p.m. EDT) – The Iowa appeals court upheld a local law enforcement agency’s decision to fire an employee for using cannabidiol in the workplace and upheld the state’s view of CBD as a controlled substance, in issued an opinion on Wednesday.

The court sided with the Marion Civil Service Commission, saying Sarah Hyatt was appropriately fired from her job as a dispatcher with the Marion Police Department for possessing and consuming CBD tincture oil at work, sleeping on recess and actions against them were untrue during a subsequent investigation.

Following her resignation in March 2019, Hyatt filed with both the Commission and a …

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