Tag: medical marijuana

June 8, 2020
Growing Pains: The Shift from Opioids to Other Pain Therapies

With opioid utilization decreasing, what concerns do other pain therapies pose?

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October 8, 2019
Clearing the Air: Marijuana Considerations for Workers’ Comp

A new white paper explores clinical, legislative, workplace safety, and PBM considerations surrounding marijuana.

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April 6, 2019
Marijuana Continues to Take Major Steps Forward

Congress may soon clear federal restrictions to processing marijuana transactions, while the FDA asks for feedback on handling marijuana products.

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February 8, 2019
Marijuana – What to Expect in 2019 and Beyond

Dr. Robert Goldberg and Sandy Shtab talk with Risk & Insurance about changing attitudes and policies around medical marijuana, its potential role in reducing reliance on opioids, and what this can mean for payers, employers, patients and PBMs.

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January 8, 2019
What’s Ahead for 2019 Workers’ Comp Regulations

As 2018’s legislative trends continue to spill into 2019, what big initiatives might impact workers’ comp this year?

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December 6, 2018
Marijuana Use Rising Among Older Populations

Marijuana use among adults aged 50-64 tripled from 2002-2014.

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October 9, 2018
DEA Reschedules Epidiolex

The marijuana-derived seizure drug now sits at schedule V, facing far fewer prescribing and dispensing restrictions.

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October 7, 2018
New Jersey Bill Pushes for Medical Marijuana Reimbursement

Assembly No. 4505 may solidify precedence recently made by a judge from the Division of Workers’ Compensation.

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August 6, 2018
PTSD Legislation Continues to Grow

More states cover PTSD without physical injuries for first responders, and 24 states allow PTSD patients to use medical marijuana.

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May 8, 2018
Illinois Bill May Allow Patients to Trade Opioids for Marijuana

Senate Bill 336 passed with a 44-6 vote and is now headed to the House.

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