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Pot for Pain: A Courtroom Conundrum in Workers' Compensation

October 1, 2019

By Susan K.H. Conley and Jeffrey M. Markowitz
Thirty-three states have legalized medical cannabis and ten states have legalized recreational use of marijuana. The uncertain combination of the Controlled Substance Act, the failure of Congress to enact legislation legalizing marijuana, and the emerging state regulatory
systems that have accompanied legalization present uncertainty in this evolving industry. This developing sector allows those with the knowledge base to guide employers and insurers adroitly through this legal maze.