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 use under the current standard, possible changes in the law, and what the future might look like for workers’ compensation claims.
To understand marijuana’s impacts 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 more than 480 components.