Thursday, July 2, 2020

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Congress Approves Bills That Will Expand Medical Marijuana Acess For Veterans

This action by the House Veterans Affairs Committee represents the first cannabis-related markup of legislation on Capitol Hill this year.

Veterans Can Use Medical Marijuana, They Just Have To Pay For It

Congress keeps killing marijuana-related legislation that would allow the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide veterans with marijuana as an alternative to prescription drugs.

One Way Marijuana Helps Veterans And Others With PTSD

Researchers have been questioning whether or not weed can relieve the overactive fear system of PTSD sufferers and studies seem to point to yes.

New Study Reinforces Marijuana’s Power To Treat PTSD

Veterans have long relayed marijuana's assistance in treating PTSD, and a recent study shows how the plant might improve symptoms.

Former VA Official Admits Medical Marijuana Could Save Veterans

Medical marijuana could reduce symptoms of PTSD, depression, and anxiety in veterans, if only the government would begin researching the matter.

Federal Government Still Disrespecting Veterans With Outdated Marijuana Policies

It's important not to forget that while Memorial Day weekend may be the unofficial start to summer, it is also intended to pay homage to those men and women who have endured the horrors of the battlefield.

Surprise! Florida’s Bungling Its Medical Marijuana Program Once Again

This week the House pushed a bill that would place a THC cap on smokable marijuana for patients, which led to “fiery exchanges with veterans and patient advocates who accused a legislative leader of relying on faulty research."

Bipartisan Legislation Would Push Veterans Closer To Medical Marijuana Access

According to an American Legion survey, one in five veterans currently uses cannabis to treat a medical condition.

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