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Fired Stoner Security Guard

I Got My Job Back

But I Still Want a Higher Position

7/11/2014 10:06 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0711_Mike-Boyer_twitterThe first guy to buy legal pot in Washington just got his job back ... after his employer admitted they jumped the gun by overreacting to the fact that he's a self-admitted recreational stoner.

Mike Boyer tells us ...  the security company told him they decided it's not their place to give someone the boot based on what they do when they're off the clock, assuming of course it's legal.  

As we previously reported ... after Mike made national headlines as the first person in Washington to buy legal pot, his employer demanded he take a drug test and he up and quit because he knew he'd flunk.  But Boyer insisted he was never high at work.

So Mikie accepted the apology and will resume his job Monday as a security guard.  BUT ... he's now so into the marijuana thing, he tells us he'd jump ship in a hot minute if he gets an offer from a pot shop.

It appears Mike will do anything humanly possible to make that firing stick.

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carlosTMZ    

And this my friends is why America is going down the drain...

51 days ago
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Eric in L.A.    

Most security guards are losers that don't know how to do anything but sit on their butt. Amazing more don't flunk the drug test.

51 days ago
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ivan    

1 - we used to call security guards 'rent a goof' and i was one for the summer !!
nobody listened to the rules at the tv station i was 'guarding'

51 days ago
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gducats    

Daaaaamn French Montana is sure letting himself go

51 days ago
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jackmama311    

thanks to tmz for getting him his job back, but again, not a celeb, tmz fishing for news par for the course.

51 days ago
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Sexy Stig    

Boyer would get a "higher" (nice obvious pun intended TMZzzzz) job if he wore a different shirt that didn't SCREAM muthafukkin' stoner, wannabe Jerry Garcia. Plus, doesn't cannabis give people the munchies? He should definitely NOT be using given his obvious bloated look.

51 days ago
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Nvts    

Gee, this guy looks like a real catch. His mom must be proud....since he still lives in her house.

50 days ago
8.

DTD    

Why did this guy get fired in the first place? Weed is now legal there, that would be like getting fired for having a beer on Friday night.

50 days ago
9.

justmyopinion    

Lolest

50 days ago
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mel719    

As a current police officer, we all know security guards are wanna be cops, who for some reason, cannot get hired by a police department. It could b current/past drug use, not being able to pass a physical/mental evaluation, poor moral character etc.... Wonder why this yahoo couldn't get hired? Lol

50 days ago
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seign    

Wow, I'm totally shocked that employers aren't knocking down this guy's door. Looks like a grade-A professional.

You know, the fact that he wants a job so bad at a dispensary suggests that he thinks he can score a job sitting around all day smoking pot. Most dispensaries are totally professional though and know to not mix business with pleasure. There is no one one would hire this incompetent douche.

50 days ago
12.

Happy Feet    

Loser fat guy.

50 days ago
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bill_leslie    

They just rehired him because he hasn't actually failed a drug test ... yet. Security guards are typically screened and routinely tested for drugs so as soon as he fails, which he will, they can fire him quietly for cause. Dopers are funny.

50 days ago
14.

maintboy    

live your own life and keep your nose out of everyone elses azz, Some azz sniffers dont get what FREEDOM means

50 days ago
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rumsrite     

I guess this was a fake story after all!

50 days ago
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