The usage of hashish wouldn’t be a cause to disclaim compensation for office accidents in some circumstances, below a invoice shifting by the Kansas Legislature this week.
S.B. 158, of which hearings are going down, would additionally explicitly exempt employees compensation from having to pay for the drug.
Kansas legislation already declares employers usually are not liable when the usage of alcohol or medicine contributes to a office harm. The invoice would declare that compensation “shall not be denied” within the case of a employee who’s a registered medical hashish affected person, was utilizing the drug in accordance with the proposed legislation “and there was no prior incidence of the worker’s impairment on the job because of the usage of such hashish or hashish spinoff throughout the earlier 24 months.”
The proposed language mirrors a present statute that prohibits denying claims brought on by means of prescribed drugs.
The Senate Committee on Interstate Cooperation heard testimony from invoice proponents Tuesday and is taking testimony from opponents at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.
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