Insurance Company Must Cover Medical Cannabis, Judge Rules

​In a potentially precedent-setting case, a New Jersey administrative law judge has ruled an insurance company must pay for medical marijuana for a man who was injured on the job in 2014. The man, Andrew Watson, developed neuropathic pain in his left hand after an accident involving a power saw. He demanded his health insurance reimburse the costs of the medical cannabis obtained over the course of three months after the injury, as well as a promise to pay future treatment.

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