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Medical Marijuana and Workers’ Compensation

Posted on: August 22, 2017 by Gerry Dumke

With more and more states voting to legalize marijuana for medical and recreational uses, the need for discussion about the use of medical marijuana in workers’ compensation cases has grown. At this time, twenty-nine states – as well as Washington, D.C. – have broadly legalized marijuana for medicinal purposes, while eight states have legalized it […] Read More

Posted in: blog Workers Comp Workers Compensation

Nursing Home Liability and Medical-Marijuana Policies

Posted on: June 8, 2017 by Chris Murray

From retirement communities to assisted living facilities and nursing homes, older Americans are increasingly turning to marijuana for relief from aches and pains. Many have embraced it as an alternative to powerful drugs like morphine, saying that marijuana is less addictive, with fewer side effects. Additionally, marijuana is being used to treat certain medical conditions […] Read More

Posted in: Nursing Home

On Trend: Impact of Medical Marijuana on Workers Compensation

Posted on: May 22, 2014 by Caitlin Morgan

On Trend: Impact of Medical Marijuana on Workers Compensation Medical marijuana today is legal in the District of Colombia and 21 states where Americans can walk into a dispensary and purchase pot for a variety of ailments. Moreover, twelve more states are considering measures to allow medicinal marijuana while nine states are looking at ballot […] Read More

Posted in: Workers Comp Workers Compensation