Board Rules in Favor of Insurance Coverage for Medical Marijuana

Human Rights Commission

Government of Nova Scotia, Canada
An independent human rights board of inquiry has ruled that Gordon (Wayne) Skinner’s medical marijuana expenses are to be covered by his employee insurance plan.
Mr. Skinner, of Head of Chezzetcook, Halifax Regional Municipality, argued that he faced discrimination in accessing insurance coverage based on his disability.
Benjamin Perryman, the board chair, issued his decision on Jan. 30.
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