Worcester Medicine publishes “Medical Marijuana Laws – Some Head-Spinning Conflicts”

The Worcester District Medical Society published an article by Peter Martin in the July/August 2017 edition of its quarterly publication, Worcester Medicine. Below is an excerpt from the article.

As more and more states adopt medical marijuana laws, health care providers are faced with dilemmas about how to comply at the same time with different bodies of conflicting law, state and federal. A recent pair of trial court decisions from Rhode Island and Massachusetts displays two approaches to reconciling medical marijuana and employment laws. The cases show that medical marijuana statutes are only slowly and incompletely being integrated into a consistent legal landscape that has direct practical effects on practitioners as both providers and businesses.

Read the full article, “Medical Marijuana Laws – Some Head-Spinning Conflicts.”

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Peter Martin concentrates his practice on healthcare law, representing hospitals, long-term care facilities, physicians and other facilities and providers facing complex regulatory and contractual issues throughout Massachusetts and beyond. Peter’s clients include ambulatory care facilities, hospices, community health centers and home health agencies as well as social workers, counselors and psychologists.

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