Many veterans believe cannabis to be a safer alternative to alcohol and addictive drugs, but many are not receiving medical advice related to cannabis.
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) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) re-introduced the
“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 started taking edible
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,” Tom said.
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 also said the state’s
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 service members were diagnosed
Members of the Arizona Cannabis Nurses Association petitioned the Department of Health Services to add conditions to the list of what qualifies people to use the drug. The previously voter-approved Arizona Medical Marijuana Act requires that the Department of Health Services consider these requests. If the members of the Arizona Cannabis Nurses Association win the