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New Documentary Features Veterans Shunning Pharmaceuticals for Cannabis - Cannabis News
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"There's a lot of advocacy out there [among veterans], and I think if we collectively get together, we can all speak with one voice, and I'm using my film as that channel."
How Florida's 55 and older communities are leading the state's medical marijuana movement - Cannabis News
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"They can get off many of their expensive meds and that is very appealing to seniors."
This Missouri Mom Fought Hard For Medical Marijuana. Now She’s Fighting To Pay Its High Price - Cannabis News
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It took years for advocates to get medical marijuana legalized in Missouri, but when it’s finally available in 2020, they may face an even tougher challenge: paying for it.
Veterans Advocate for Medical Marijuana Expansion - Cannabis News
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Advocates for marijuana reform were in Austin, Texas this past weekend for the second annual Texas Marijuana Policy Conference.
How Does Your State Rate for Medical Marijuana in 2019? - Cannabis News
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Americans for Safe Access (ASA) aims the report at lawmakers each year, prodding them to make progress relative to their neighbors.
Colorado Tourism Now Has a Pro-Marijuana Influence - Cannabis News
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Officially, Colorado hasn't been very hospitable to tourists coming here to partake in the state's legal pot industry, with zero state-licensed consumption areas since recreational dispensaries first opened in 2014. But visiting cannabis users now have a powerful ally with the ear of Governor Jared Polis.
Military veterans and medical marijuana: a combustible mix - Cannabis News
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Veterans who want to use legal cannabis to treat PTSD or physical injuries fear they could lose hard-earned benefits.
Colorado Nurses Launching Hotline for Your Marijuana Questions - Cannabis News
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Having more questions than answers about cannabis is a common malady, and now a registered nurse and medical marijuana patient want to cure those concerns and curiosities over the phone.
Is Medical Marijuana the Solution to the Veteran Opiod Crisis? - Cannabis News
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Studies suggest that medical cannabis might be an effective PTSD treatment. The VA has come out against bills that would allow for further research.
Why this Army vet ditched pills for cannabis and yoga - Cannabis News
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Bryan Fant says medical cannabis, meditation, and yoga saved his life.
Study finds California veterans use cannabis to replace other drugs - Cannabis News
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Most veterans who use cannabis report using the drug to treat physical or mental maladies instead of turning to prescription medications or other drugs, a study of California veterans found.
Veterans Face Hurdles to Marijuana Access - Cannabis News
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The VA does not allow its doctors to prescribe medical marijuana in states where it is legal.
PTSD, Veterans And Suicide: Action Is Needed, And Cannabis May Help - Cannabis News
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The effectiveness of cannabis in treating PTSD symptoms is well-known and proven. 
NYC Cannabis March Demands Legalization As Albany Dithers - Cannabis News
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New Yorkers of varying levels of political engagement brazenly smoked pot in public and called for it to be legal, as they did at the 1973 Washington Square Park smoke-in that kicked off the annual tradition.
Willie Nelson: The High Life - Cannabis News
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Sixty-five years after he smoked his first joint, Willie Nelson is America’s most legendary stoner and a walking testament to the power of weed. It may have even saved his life.
This Mom Entrepreneur Is Developing Medicinal Cannabis to Treat Kids With Autism - Cannabis News
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Erica Daniels has dedicated her life to teaching families how cannabis can help their kids with autism.

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