The subject of U.S. military veterans and their access to medical marijuana continues to be the topic of many debates and several proposed bills in congress.
As many as 77% of young Americans are unable to qualify for military service, with drug and alcohol abuse accounting for 8%.
One of the measures would allow veterans to legally possess and use marijuana under federal law, as recommended by doctors in accordance with state law.
A new study shows the positive effect that THC has on patients with PTSD.
Gov. Andy Beshear took to Twitter to remind his followers that 90% of adult residents in Kentucky support medical marijuana.
“Our outdated federal cannabis laws are interfering with our ability to fulfill that responsibility,” reads a joint statement.
House Committee Rejects Bipartisan Spending Bill Amendment Advancing Veteran Access To Medical Marijuana
Committee members had many disputes, among which was the disagreement over whether it is suitable to push for the policy reforms via spending legislation.
This brings a total of nine drug policy measures passed in the chamber as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) this week.
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