The Workers Compensation Board of P.E.I. is starting to see more requests for coverage for medical marijuana.
In an effort to inform employers about issues surrounding accommodation of medical marijuana, it held a session dedicated to the topic at its annual Workplace Health and Safety conference on Thursday.
The board’s medical advisor, Dr. Hendrik Visser, said the WCB of P.E.I. is “seeing more requests as a board to cover medical marijuana. And we look at those on a case by case basis.”
Though he said cases on P.E.I. are “still quite infrequent.”
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