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George Flores

George Flores is a law student at Penn State Law, University Park. In 2018, George earned his Bachelor’s Degree...

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Episode Notes

As a Schedule I controlled substance, marijuana is not permitted for medical usage at the federal level. However, variance in state laws and conflicting decisions in recent appellate cases beg the question — should workers’ comp programs have the ability to reimburse the cost of medical marijuana for injured workers? Host Alan Pierce talks with George Flores, whose recent article on this topic titled, “Lewis and Bourgoin: The Growing Divide Over Reimbursement for Medical Marijuana in the Workers’ Compensation System,” won the 2019 writing contest for the College of Workers Compensation Lawyers.

George Flores is a 2L at Penn State Law, University Park.

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Published: June 16, 2020
Podcast: Workers Comp Matters
Category: Workers Compensation
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