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Bipartisan legislation would grant veterans access to medical cannabis

Bipartisan legislation would grant veterans access to medical cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 4, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis, News

Two bipartisan lawmakers just introduced legislation to permit medical cannabis for veterans. The unlikely duo plan to ameliorate the medical cannabis-related practices conducted by the Department of Veteran Affairs. Reps. Matthew Gaetz (R-FL) and Seth Moulton (D-MA) revealed the trio of bills, whi...

Veterans advocacy group is urging congress to permit VA research on medical weed

Veterans advocacy group is urging congress to permit VA research on medical weed

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 26, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis

Tired federal policies are restricting veterans’ access to medicinal-grade weed. This is according to a well-known veterans advocacy group called the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, or the IAVA. Members of the support group want to see the commencement of research on cannabis for veterans that wil...

U.S. senators file legislation to legalize medical cannabis for Military Veterans

U.S. senators file legislation to legalize medical cannabis for Military Veterans

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 2, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis, News, Politics, Showcase

A bill to legalize medical cannabis for veterans has been filed by two Democratic U.S. senators. The Senate bill, named the Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act, would entitle physicians who operate within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to issue medical cannabis recommendations in ...

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