Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features some news that was a little overshadowed by the commotion of the Presidential race, in that four states voted to legalize recreational marijuana use, including California, Nevada, Maine, and Massachusetts.
If nothing else, these latest developments will continue to accelerate the conversations that the Workers’ Comp industry has been having regarding Marijuana’s effects, not just in the compensability/medical area, but also leading to a close examination of issues surrounding testing, drug-free workplaces, and evaluating what the new definition of “impairment” may become. CWCI just released an analysis on the implications of the passage of Proposition 64 (California’s legalization measure) on employers, workers’ compensation insurers, and the state’s work force.
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