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Work Injuries and a Recent Death in the Cannabis Industry

Today I want to break away from my usual format and take a closer look at the emerging occupational hazards for those employed in manufacturing medical and adult-use marijuana. While medical marijuana provides immense benefits to many, such benefits should not come at the expense of those who make their living growing and processing cannabis products.
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Workers Comp & MMJ Case Updates NJ and PA

The Supreme Court of New Jersey affirmed the Hager decision yesterday and ruled that NJ Workers’ Compensation carriers can be compelled to reimburse injured workers using MMJ to treat their work injuries. Vincent Hager v. M &K Construction, A-64 September Term 2019 084045 (NJ Supreme 2021).
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Breaking News-Decision Issued Yesterday: NJ Superior Court Directs Workers' Compensation Carrier to Reimburse Injured Worker for Treatment with Medical Marijuana

Yesterday NJ Superior Court directed a workers' compensation carrier to reimburse an injured worker for treatment with medical marijuana. The court refused to conclude that the Federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA) preempted New Jersey's Medical Marijuana and Workers' Compensation Statutes.
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Update on Medical Marijuana Reimbursement in Pennsylvania

You are receiving this email because you are a client, friend of the firm or interested in this topic. Thank you for your support of our office and mission to have medical marijuana become a treatment covered by workers' compensation.
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