Pages tagged "veterans"

Veterans Equal Access Amendment Would Allow Veterans Administration Physicians To Recommend Medical Cannabis

| May 21, 2015 |

In a landslide vote, the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations voted to the add the Veterans Equal Access Amendment (VEAA) to the FY2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MilConVA) Appropriations bill, which sets the budget for the Veterans Administration (VA)....

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Veterans for Safe Access and Compassionate Care supports Blumenauer's 'Veterans Equal Access Act'

| November 26, 2014 |

Veterans for Safe Access and Compassionate Care is honored to support the bipartisan bill, Veterans Equal Access Act. I personally thank Representative Blumenauer, Representative Rohrabacher and all cosigners for taking a leading role in removing obstructive policies from the Veterans...

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For Myself and Other Veterans Medical Marijuana is the Difference

| November 11, 2014 |

22. Think about that number for a moment. Sadly, a report from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) finds that 22 American lives are taken every single day as a result of military conflicts overseas. Except these men and women...

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Obama Stance on Safe Access Disappoints Veterans

| May 29, 2012 |

On Memorial Day, a grass-roots group of veterans expressed their disappointment in the Obama administration's stance on access to medical cannabis. Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access petitioned the White House to allow veterans access to medical cannabis to treat Post...

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Research Approved to Study Effects of Medical Marijuana on PTSD

| September 15, 2011 |

           After a lengthy approval process, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)  has granted research to study the effects of medical marijuana on people living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This summer, the research group MAPS was given the go-ahead...

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