Tag: Veterans

Cannabis leaf on military uniform. Flag with marijuana leaf. Can

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Dec2020
2020 has been one of the most eventful years in most American’s entire lives. Because of the chaos occurring on a daily basis, it can be easy for some important stories to fly under the radar. One such story that was frighteningly under-reported is that of Sean Worsley. Worsley, a ... Read More
December 18, 2020Lane Trachy
Many veterans believe cannabis to be a safer alternative to alcohol and addictive drugs, but many are not receiving medical advice related to cannabis.

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Jun2019
Many veterans believe cannabis to be a safer alternative to alcohol and addictive drugs, but many are not receiving medical advice related to cannabis.
June 12, 2019Lane Trachy
medical-cannabis-use

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Aug2018
A proposed bill would allow federal employees to access medical cannabis without fearing for their jobs. Medical cannabis use would be allowed where legal.
August 23, 2018Lane Trachy
marijuana ptsd research

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Nov2017
Typical opioid treatments for PTSD may exacerbate symptoms. The American Legion is now promoting marijuana PTSD research to determine its effectiveness.
November 7, 2017Lane Trachy
new-york-cannabis-legalization

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Jun2017
As more states continue to legalize marijuana for both medical and recreational use, a small group of U.S. Senators are making sure that the federal government does not interfere with that progress. Senators Cory Booker (D-New Jersey), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York), Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), Al Franken (D-Minnesota) ... Read More
June 26, 2017Lane Trachy
blue-cross-letter-cannabis-for-medical-purposes

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Jan2017
"RE: Cannabis for Medical Purposes" On Front Of Envelope Canadian resident Kim Davis said she was surprised when she was sorting through her mail last week and saw in bold letters through an envelope window, "RE: Cannabis for Medical Purposes." The unopened letter was addressed to her husband, a veteran, who in September ... Read More
January 3, 2017Daily Dose
WWII Soldiers Standing In A Flag Draped Sunset – SIlhouette

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Nov2016
Veterans and Medical Marijuana Medical marijuana doesn’t apply to Veterans, troops and veterans risk reprimand from the military if they self-medicate. Tom couldn’t sleep. He tried prescription sleep aids, but nothing really worked until he he tried marijuana. “I tried it very sparingly and slept the whole night for the first time in like months,” ... Read More
November 15, 2016Daily Dose
Soldier Returning To Unit After Home Leave

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Jun2016
Judge Neil Cohen ordered Illinois Department of Public Health Director Nirav Shah to add PTSD to qualifying conditions within 30 days. Illinois must add PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) to the list of qualifying conditions eligible for medical marijuana treatment, a Cook County judge ordered Tuesday in a sternly worded ruling that ... Read More
June 29, 2016Daily Dose
Soldier Returning To Unit After Home Leave

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Oct2015
Legal Access To Medical Marijuana For Veterans Let’s start with the facts. There are approximately 2.7 million American veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and according to the Department of Veterans Affairs, upward of 20% of these veterans experience post-traumatic stress or depression. Between 2000 and 2014, over 300,000 ... Read More
October 8, 2015Chris Nazarenus