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Federal Commission encourages research into cannabis and psychedelics use among military Veterans

Federal Commission encourages research into cannabis and psychedelics use among military Veterans

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 15, 2020

Members of the U.S. House of Congress have been informed by the federal Commission that they should stimulate research into the therapeutic properties of cannabis and other psychedelic substances, including MDMA (ecstacy) and psilocybin (mushrooms).  The federal commission, which is responsible for drafting recomm...

Lawmakers want verbal medical cannabis recommendations for veterans amid COVID-19

https://www.potnetwork.com/news/michael-krawitz-leaves-no-soldier-behind-executive-director-veterans-medical-cannabis-access

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 28, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic lingers, head of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is being urged to allow verbal medical cannabis recommendations for military servicemen. A letter led by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) was addressed to the VA from seven members of the Massachusetts congressional...

Bipartisan legislation would grant veterans access to medical cannabis

https://cannabisnewsbox.com/2559/news/veterans-want-cannabis-legalized/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 4, 2018

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

https://cannabisnewsbox.com/2559/news/veterans-want-cannabis-legalized/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 26, 2018

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

https://www.marijuana.com/news/2017/06/head-of-va-seemingly-supports-medical-marijuana/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 2, 2018

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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