Life insurance companies no longer treating marijuana use as high risk as tobacco

Posted on September 3, 2018 and updated September 3, 2018 in 1 min read
Some of Canada’s biggest insurance companies have updated their policies on marijuana use, and the changes are having a major impact on regular users’ premiums. While the reassessment of risk factors is notable, Lorne Marr says it’s not as if insurers suddenly don’t care about drug use. The health impacts of marijuana are varied, but smoking the drug tends to have more downsides than other types of ingestion such as eating it.