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  • Writer's pictureChris Anderson

Worker Compensation Claims Drop In States With Medical Marijuana

Updated: May 6

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If workers have access to medical marijuana, they could be less likely to file a worker’s compensation claim.

That’s the finding from a new research article published in Health Economics, exploring the link between medical marijuana laws and worker’s compensation claims.

Researchers found about a 7 percent drop in worker’s comp claims in states that allow medical marijuana, Reuters reports, and claims made were for shorter lengths of time, on average.


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