Last week the Maine Supreme Court issued its decision in Bourgoin v. Twin Rivers. For the full opinion, see here. I blogged about the case back in October: see Cases to Watch: Bourgoin v. Twin Rivers and Workers’ Compensation. In this post, I’ll briefly describe the court’s recent holding and then provide a few thoughts…
Posted by mikosra on June 28, 2018 in News, Updates, Bourgoin, cannabis, controlled substances act, employee, employer, employment, Maine, marihuana, marijuana, medical marijuana, preempt, preempted, preemption, reimburse, Twin Rivers, workers' compensation
State marijuana reforms spawn a host of interesting (by which I mean complicated) questions for employers. To date, the question that has drawn the most attention concerns whether employers are required to accommodate employees’ use of marijuana off the job. That issue is discussed in my book at pages 662-681 and on this blog here and here….
Posted by mikosra on October 6, 2017 in News, Updates, Bourgoin, cannabis, disability, employers, employment, injury, Maine, marijuana, medical cannabis, medical marijuana, noll, third parties, workers' compensation