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New Cannabis Policy Set to Go into Effect

New Cannabis Policy Set to Go into Effect

Effective March 1, 2019, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Policy 17-01-10 Cannabis for Medical Purposes (Policy) will take effect. WSIB did not have any specific policy addressing cannabis prior to the release of 17-01-10, allowing for the use and cost of medical cannabis on a case-by-case basis under Section 33 of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 (WSIA). WSIA provides that a worker who sustains an injury is entitled to such health care as may be necessary, appropriate and sufficient as a result of the injury....

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