Military veterans seeking medical marijuana treatment for their ailments, including PTSD, must still find medical help outside of the VA. An amendment focused on changing that failed by a vote of 195 to 222 on Wednesday

Katie Rucke, MintPress News

On Wednesday evening almost 200 members of U.S. Congress, including 22 Republicans, voted in favor of an amendment to the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014, that would have allowed physicians employed by the Veterans Health Administration to recommend the use of medical marijuana to those veterans who live in states that currently have legalized the drug.