Can an institution rescind a job offer due to a failed drug test if I have a medical marijuana card?

Question Details: I accepted a job with a hospital. They sent me a welcoming onboard letter giving me my start date and time. I was to start on 05/06. However, on the 4th they rescinded the offer due to a failed drug test. I have had a marijuana card for 3 years; I have MS and Lupus. I am still receiving welcoming letters to receive insurance.

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