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Man Who Said He Was Fired Over Buying Pot Gets His Job Back


"I was really unaware that this might be a big deal," Boyer told the Spokane Spokesman-Review. Boyer also said that he could lose one of his part-time jobs too.

After waiting hours outside of Spokane Green Leaf Boyer was the first person in the city to buy pot legally for recreational use. He came out of the store and shouted "Go Washington" with a crowd cheering in response.

On Craiglist, Boyer posted his resume and said he had been fired by Kodiak Security and was now "jobless."

But, according to the Spokesman-Review, a Kodiak official on Wednesday afternoon said Boyer still had a job at the company. Kym Ramey, the human resources manager for Kodiak, said that Boyer is still employed there and had worked there for a few weeks.

"We're a security firm," Ramey said. "Our employees can't be under the influence on the job."

In an interview with Vocativs, Boyer said he did not have any regrets.

"I'm still the captain! I'm still number one," Boyer told Vocativ. "I mean, a man can always get a job. But a man can only be the first person to buy recreational cannabis in Spokane once."

Watch the initial report of Boyer buying pot: