American Legion Resolves In Support Of Expanding Veterans’ Access to Medicinal Cannabis

Generic 26 August 2017 | 0 Comments

The American Legion, the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, has adopted a resolution calling on federal officials to expand veterans’ access to medical marijuana. The resolution, passed yesterday at the Legion’s annual convention, urges the “United States government to permit VA medical providers to be able to discuss with veterans the use of marijuana […]

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House Committee Blocks Veterans Equal Access Amendments

Generic 27 July 2017 | 0 Comments

Two weeks ago, the Senate Appropriations Committee voted 24-7 to include the Veterans Equal Access amendment, introduced by Senator Daines (R-MT) as part of the 2018 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, which would expand much needed medical marijuana access to our nation’s veterans. Yet House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions (R-TX) […]

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Senate Committee Overwhelmingly Passes Veterans Equal Access Amendment

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Today, the Senate Appropriations Committee voted 24-7 to include the Veterans Equal Access amendment as part of the 2018 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, which would expand much needed medical marijuana access to our nation’s veterans. Presently, V.A. doctors in states where cannabis therapy is permitted are forbidden from providing the paperwork necessary to complete […]

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