Compensation judge has authority to order reimbursement of employee payments and costs associated with Medical Cannabis prescription
DANIEL BIERBACH, Employee/Respondent, v. DIGGER’S POLARIS and STATE AUTO/UNITED FIRE & CAS. GRP., Employer-Insurer/Appellants. WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COURT OF APPEALS NOVEMBER 10, 2020 WC19-6314 JURISDICTION – SUBJECT MATTER. The compensation judge had subject matter jurisdiction under Minnesota law to determine whether the employee was entitled to reimbursement for medical cannabis. This court declines to rule on…Read More
Human Cannabinoid Pharmacokinetics
A multitude of roles for the endogenous cannabinoid system has been proposed by recent research efforts. A large number of endogenous cannabinoid neurotransmitters or endocannabinoids have been identified, and the CB-1 and CB-2 cannabinoid receptors have been characterized. The presence of other receptors, transporters, and enzymes responsible for the synthesis or metabolism of endocannabinoids are…Read More
If cannabis caused schizophrenia – how many users may need to be prevented to prevent one case?
ABSTRACT Background: We consider how many cannabis users may need to be prevented in order to prevent one case of schizophrenia or psychosis [defined as number needed to prevent (NNP)]. Method: Calculation for England and Wales using best available estimates of: incidence of schizophrenia; rates of heavy and light cannabis use; and risk that…Read More
V.A. Issues New Medical Marijuana Policy For Military Veterans
Doctors with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs still can’t recommend medical marijuana, but they are being encouraged to talk more about it with military veterans.Read More