Medical Marijuana

One of the less publicized provisions in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s opioid prescribing guidelines is a recommendation that doctors stop urine drug testing of patients for tetrahyrdocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive ingredient that causes the “high” for some marijuana users. The guidelines also discourage doctors from dropping patients if marijuana is detected. Some […]

FAQ: What about the Workplace and Medical Marijuana?

Below is a response I received about professional licensure and Medical Marijuana Use. In general it has already been determined at the State Supreme Court Level in Colorado that the patient’s employer has the final say in regards to on and off duty Medical Marijuana use. Some Workers Compensation plans are now paying for Medical […]