A man who aimed to become the first ever resident of Washington state in the United States to buy legal marijuana instead found himself getting fired from his job after his employer saw him achieve the feat on television.
According to an article written by Taylor Wofford for Newsweek, Mike Boyer, who worked for a staffing agency called TrueBlue, camped out all night outside Spokane Green Leaf, which was about to sell legal marijuana as part of the historic event. While his efforts proved fruitful, TV cameras caught him buying the drug, which was seen by his bosses at the company, who promptly decided to terminate his employment.
Fortunately for Boyer, his employer changed their mind, as their policy about drug use only covered being under the influence at work, which Boyer was clearly not as he officially had the day off.
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