N.Y. Village Must Cover Officer's Medical Marijuana
Albany, NY (WorkersCompensation.com) – Marijuana is still illegal under federal law, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t subject to workers’ compensation benefits in states where medical marijuana is legal.
As the court explained in Quigley v. Village of East Aurora, No. 530353 (N.Y. App. Div. 02/25/21), a police officer’s use of doctor-prescribed marijuana to treat pain and decrease his use of opioids didn’t break the law and had to be covered under New York ...
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