Covering medical marijuanaLegalization conversation adds further fuel (and urgency) to coverage debateBy Mike Sullivan05/15/2017|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/15/2017 Medical marijuana is the hot topic of the day in health benefit plans. And the legalization conversation in Canada is adding further fuel (and urgency) to the coverage debate.While there are many cannabinoid-related studies active in the field, there are few involving Canada. But that could change with ever-increasing flows of capital into licensed producers, and a steadily maturing medical cannabis industry in Canada.This means we can expect a surge in evidence across different conditions as it relates to the use of medical marijuana in the years ahead. If we mix that with an ever-decreasing stigma around the use of marijuana in a medical context (and otherwise), plan sponsors are going to need to consider how to deal with medical marijuana. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.