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New Mexico Court Rules Employers Must Pay for Employees Medical Cannabis Use While on Injury Leave

The New Mexico Court of Appeals has ruled that medical cannabis patients who are injured on the job must be reimbursed by an employer for the expense of cannabis used in the treatment of their injury. In the court’s ruling, Judge James Wechsler wrote that a workers’ compensation judge was correct in ruling that American …

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New Mexico Court of Appeals Rules Workers’ Compensation Must Pay for Patients’ Medical Cannabis

Medical cannabis recommended by a physician must be paid for by the patient’s employer and insurer when its used to treat a work-related injury, the New Mexico Court of Appeals has ruled. The ruling will set immediate precedent across the state. The case was brought forth by Gregory Vialpando, who argued that he should be …

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