Military Vets Want More Cannabis Research Says Survey

Military Vets Want More Cannabis Research, Says Survey Military vets who served in the Afghanistan and Iraq wars support cannabis legalization as well as more research into its medicinal benefits, reveals the results of a new survey conducted by the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA). IAVA represents over…

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Why Is Ecstasy Being Given Priority Over Cannabis For Vets With PTSD?

Why Is Ecstasy Being Given Priority Over Cannabis For Vets With PTSD? In more news on legalization and medicine, filed under the WTF category: we learn that an Arizona research project with the intention of providing more information on the therapeutic benefits of cannabis for vets is being pushed back…

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GOP blocks amendment to allow VA doctors to recommend medical marijuana to vets

Published: Jul 26, 2017, 11:03 am • Updated: Jul 26, 2017, 11:17 am By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff The House Rules Committee decided Tuesday not to allow a medical marijuana amendment to proceed to a full vote, as part of the 2018 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies…

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Federal bill would protect medical marijuana states, provide access to vets

Published: Jun 15, 2017, 4:59 pm • Updated: Jun 15, 2017, 6:07 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff A bipartisan group of senators and representatives has reintroduced legislation to protect patients in states where medical marijuana has been legalized. The bill introduced Thursday is known as the Compassionate Access,…

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American Legion calls on Trump to take cannabis off Schedule I to help vets

Published: May 22, 2017, 4:07 pm • Updated: May 22, 2017, 4:57 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff America’s largest veterans service organization has a message for President Donald Trump: Reschedule marijuana to permit research into its medical efficacy for treating vets suffering from traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic…

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