On October 8, 2020, Pashman Stein Walder Hayden attorney Svetlana (Lana) Ross will present Getting Into the Weeds with Medical Marijuana for the NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders, Inc. (NJCTS)
Program: Getting Into the Weeds with Medical Marijuana
Thursday, October 8, 2020 3:00 PM
Medical marijuana has been approved for the treatment of Tourette Syndrome. However, it is not always easy to understand how to navigate the process for acquiring medical marijuana or what to expect. Join this session as we discuss how the process works and what you need to know.
In Hager v. M&K Construction, 462 N.J. Super. 146 (App. Div. 2020), the petitioner, Vincent Hager, suffered a work-related back injury. After treating his ailments with surgeries and prescription opiates for years, the efficacy of the drugs diminished, and the side effects of his opiate use became debilitating. Eventually, Hager was referred to a pain management specialist and was prescribed medical marijuana pursuant to New Jersey’s Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act (CUMMA). Thereafter, Hager filed a Worker’s Compensation claim against M&K.
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