Hager v. M&K Construction

Hager v. M&K Construction
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New Jersey Court Commands Cannabis Reimbursement in Workers’ Compensation Dispute By Lindsay Stone January 21, 2020 In a case of first impression, the New Jersey Appellate Division determined that employers in the state must reimburse employees for medical cannabis following a workplace accident, despite federal prohibitions against cannabis distribution.  The January 13, 2020 decision in Hager v. M&K Construction, Case No. A-0102-18T3, is the first time a court in the state has required reimbursement for a cannabis prescription in the workers’ compensation context, and may signal a fresh judicial focus on the scope of lawful medical cannabis use in the employment context both in New Jersey and in states with similar laws. The Hager decision… Continue Reading https://www.smintheknow.com/site/cannabis-law-blog/page/4/

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