Navigating the ever-changing landscape of marijuana law can be daunting, especially for employers and insurers. In this article, I will discuss the current state of the law, the impact of marijuana usage under today’s standard, potential shifts in the law and how the future might look for workers’ compensation claims.
To understand the impacts of marijuana on the workers’ compensation industry, we need to understand what it is. Marijuana is a psychoactive drug, produced by the cannabis sativa plant. Marijuana has over 480 constituents.