Workers Compensation Coverage

On a limited basis patients have successfully received coverage from provincial Workers Compensation Boards from claims related to injuries in the workplace. Many of the cases are determined on a case-by-case basis and patients have reported to CFAMM that they must go through an appeal process to obtain coverage, as cannabis is not listed as a regularly covered therapy.

This document details the WSIB (Ontario) policy on cannabinoid medicine coverage (via WSIB FIPPA request #16-190):

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