Appeals Court – Medical Marijuana Is Covered By Workers’ Compensation
The Weed Blog reported today that a New Mexico Court of Appeals has ruled that medical marijuana can be covered by Workers’ Compensation. The Court held an injured worker should receive medical marijuana to treat a workplace injury if medical marijuana is “reasonable and necessary” and approved by a workers’ compensation judge.
Many medical marijuana patients struggle to afford their medicine, which is rarely covered by insurance. This landmark ruling will pave the way for insurance companies and Workers’ Compensation programs in other states to cover medical marijuana. Click the link below to learn more about this important ruling and visit Pure Green for all of your medical marijuana needs.