Medical Cannabis Ordered in a Maryland Workers’ Compensation Case

Medical Cannabis Ordered in a Maryland Workers’ Compensation Case

A workers’ compensation insurance company in Maryland is ordered to pay for requested medical cannabis treatments for an injured worker BALTIMORE, Feb. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission ordered “reimbursement for out of pocket medical expenses/pain management: The employer/insurer shall reimburse the claimant for medical expenses legally permitted in the State of Maryland up to the amount of $200.00 per month, upon receipt of appropriate documentation.” The award was part of a workers’ compensation decision issued on Dec. 17, 2019. Baltimore-based law firm Warnken, LLC represented the injured. The Order of the Court did not say “Give this injured worker his medical marijuana now.” However, the Order was clear that…

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