Maine judges hear landmark case for pot reimbursements under workers’ comp

9/14/17–In a landmark workers’ compensation case, Gaetan Bourgoin, a 58-year-old paper mill worker who hurt his back in a 1989 work accident, has forced the Maine Supreme Judicial Court to consider whether an employer in Maine, where medical marijuana is legal, must reimburse an injured worker for a drug that remains illegal under federal law, especially when prescription painkillers had failed him miserably. Read