Injured Claimant Entitled to Medical Marijuana, Workers’ Comp Judge Rules

It is at least the second time a workers’ compensation judge in the state has ruled in favor of a petitioner asking his employer to foot the bill for medical marijuana.

A workers’ compensation judge has ordered a New Jersey municipality to pay for an injured worker’s medical marijuana, brushing aside an insurance carrier’s objections stemming from the drug’s status as a controlled substance under federal law.

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Ganjapreneur has also reported the judgement

Workers’ Comp Judge Orders New Jersey Town to Pay for MMJ