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How Marijuana Use Affects Disability Insurance Underwriting

Posted by Leslie Schultz on Thu, Apr 18, 2019 @ 10:04 AM

More and more states are changing their state laws and enforcement related to marijuana use- either recreational or medicinal. There are currently 11 states where marijuana is fully legal (including Washington D.C.) and an additional 17 states that have legalized medicinal marijuana. In 2019, there are eleven states that have some sort of bill currently in progress related to making changes to the existing marijuana laws. Or course, marijuana use is still illegal on the federal level. We are getting an increasing number of cases related to clients working in the marijuana industry as well as clients who are using marijuana, either medicinally or recreationally.

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Topics: disability insurance underwriting, marijuana