The Lawyer’s Daily Publishes an Article Authored by Sukhvinder Dulay on Benefit Coverage for Medical Cannabis

The Lawyer’s Daily Publishes an Article Authored by Sukhvinder Dulay on Benefit Coverage for Medical Cannabis

LexisNexis Canada’s The Lawyer’s Daily published an article authored by Hicks Morley’s Sukhvinder Dulay titled, “Benefits Plans and Medical Cannabis — to Cover or not to Cover.”

“Since Oct. 17, 2018, the date that the use of recreational cannabis was legalized across Canada […] employers are also grappling with a question that is arising with greater frequency: will cannabis use for therapeutic purposes or ‘medical cannabis’ be covered under the employer-provided health and benefit plan?” In this article, Sukhvinder reviews whether the current health and benefits plans provide reimbursement for cannabis products used for therapeutic or medical purposes.

Read full article.

 

For more information on the legalization of cannabis for recreational use and the exponential growth of people using medicinal cannabis, visit our dedicated Cannabis topic page.