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Massachusetts: Insurer Need Not Reimburse Injured Worker for Medical Marijuana
Posted on 21 Nov 2020 by Thomas A. Robinson

The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts held a workers' compensation insurer need not reimburse an injured employee for the costs of medical marijuana in spite of the fact that the worker was evaluated for, and was issued, a certification to enroll... Read More

California: Self-Procured Medical Marijuana
Posted on 3 Apr 2015 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Are applicants entitled to reimbursement for self-procured medical marijuana both pre- and post-SB 863? In Cockrell v. Farmers Insurance , 2015 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, a WCAB panel has once again rescinded the WCJ’s finding that the applicant... Read More