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As more states legalize marijuana, the question of when and how employers should screen for impairment becomes more pressing.
This National Comp 2023 session looks to reflect on the most prominent workers’ comp medical trends of today.
When it comes to cannabis in the workplace, muddy policy is leaving comp in the lurch.
As cannabis legalization spreads in the U.S., many employers are grappling with the question of how to keep their worksites safe.
Decades after this worker’s injury, he is prescribed medical marijuana for pain management. But when the employer denies reimbursement, the conversation of coverage is brought into court.
When this injured worker self-weaned off opioids as a pain management medication, he turned to medical marijuana. The court had to decide who was responsible for payments.
Should worker’ compensation cover medical marijuana costs? The Minnesota Supreme Court reviews two cases to decide.
With paradoxical legal status, cannabis use is causing some headaches for the workers’ compensation industry.
Like many industries, one work injury risk for the cannabis industry is struggling to find qualified drivers, which creates safety issues.
Several states have ruled that medical marijuana is a reasonable and necessary medical treatment for work-related injuries, including neuropathy, chronic pain, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Marijuana businesses have these seven critical risks to consider.
A survey from the National Safety Council gives a comprehensive view of marijuana use in the workplace and the safety concerns it poses.
This guide can help you understand the regulations in your state.
Employers need to prepare for a wave of new laws legalizing cannabis.
A myriad of state and local laws and abrupt shifts from one administration to the next are creating challenges for employers trying to stay on top of it all.
Contrary to common beliefs, a new study found that workers’ comp benefit propensity and amount decreased in states where recreational marijuana is legalized.
The SAFE and CLAIMS acts could make it easier for recreational cannabis businesses to open bank accounts and obtain insurance, potentially opening up the marketplace.
Workers’ comp payers have long been following the legalization of medical marijuana. Now several ballot measures have legalized medicinal and recreational forms of the drug.
The booming cannabis industry is still struggling to attract adequate coverage.
Michael Hennessey talks about joining IMA, the growing cannabis industry and what that means for the commercial insurance industry.