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Medical Marijuana

An appeals court in New York upheld a Workers’ Compensation Board’s finding that an insurance carrier can be directed to pay for an injured police officer’s medical marijuana, which his pain management specialist prescribed to treat his chronic pain and reduce his reliance on prescription opiates.

ALBANY, N.Y. — An appeals court in New York upheld a Workers’ Compensation Board’s finding that an insurance carrier can be directed to pay for an injured police officer’s medical marijuana, which his pain management specialist prescribed to treat his chronic pain and reduce his reliance on prescription opiates. 

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