The New York Police Department isn't legally obligated to rehire a probationary NYPD officer who was terminated after he blamed his positive cocaine test on a cup of coca tea, reports the New York Daily News.

Alvaro Casado was fired by the NYPD in March. He challenged his termination, saying he likely tested positive because he drank Mate de Coca tea his girlfriend's mother gave him after he was in a car accident.

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