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Medical marijuana could help vets: VA secretary - Cannabis News

WASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said medical marijuana could help veterans, a major split in tone from others in the Trump Administration.

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Medical marijuana could help vets: VA secretary - Cannabis News

WASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said medical marijuana could help veterans, a major split in tone from others in the Trump Administration.

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These 6 groups help vets get access to medical marijuana - Cannabis News

There’s increasing demand among U.S. military veterans for safe access to legal marijuana for the treatment of their physical and mental ailments.

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These 6 groups help vets get access to medical marijuana - Cannabis News

There’s increasing demand among U.S. military veterans for safe access to legal marijuana for the treatment of their physical and mental ailments.

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Texas veteran pushes pot for PTSD treatment – Cannabis News

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a battle that sometimes continues even after a veteran puts away their combat boots. 12News sat down with a Jefferson County man who served two tours in Iraq and now has PTSD. The vet is asking lawmakers to let him use pot.

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Texas veteran pushes pot for PTSD treatment – Cannabis News

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a battle that sometimes continues even after a veteran puts away their combat boots. 12News sat down with a Jefferson County man who served two tours in Iraq and now has PTSD. The vet is asking lawmakers to let him use pot.

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Veterans Fight for the Right to Free Marijuana – Cannabis News

Some veterans say cannabis has been effective in treating everything from chronic pain to anxiety, depression, anger management and even Multiple Sclerosis.

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Warriors in need: California veterans want the option to use medical marijuana for mental illnesses – Cannabis News

Veterans dealing with trauma and stress have a variety of treatment options available to them, but despite its legality in some states -- and some say, its superior effectiveness -- marijuana is not one of those options.

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Veterans Day: Texas Vets Fight for Medical Cannabis Legalization – Cannabis News

In Texas, the fight to legalize medical cannabis can only be won through legislative advocacy, rather than through a direct petition by citizens.

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Veterans Day: Texas Vets Fight for Medical Cannabis Legalization – Cannabis News

In Texas, the fight to legalize medical cannabis can only be won through legislative advocacy, rather than through a direct petition by citizens.

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Relief from post-traumatic stress, pain makes marijuana popular among veterans – Cannabis News

Too bad the VA can’t recommend it.

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American Legion Calls for Marijuana Rescheduling – Cannabis News

The nation’s largest military veterans organization is officially calling on the federal government to reschedule marijuana.

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Study: Can marijuana improve PTSD symptoms for veterans? – Cannabis News

Researchers plan to start recruiting veterans in September, adding two participants per month, per site. The study should run about two years.

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Hoosier veteran says it’s time Indiana legalizes medical marijuana, citing VA prescribing practices – Cannabis News

Members of Congress have taken note as well, questioning whether medical marijuana could be a solution to an over-prescribing crisis involving veterans nationwide.

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Hoosier veteran says it’s time Indiana legalizes medical marijuana, citing VA prescribing practices – Cannabis News

Members of Congress have taken note as well, questioning whether medical marijuana could be a solution to an over-prescribing crisis involving veterans nationwide.

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Air Force vet: Cannabis combats my PTSD ‘100 times better’ than pharmaceuticals – Cannabis News

During Stephen Otero’s 11½ years in the Air Force, it was always easier being on duty in combat than being home.

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Veterans’ cry: ‘I found marijuana, and it saved me’ – Cannabis News

About 200 people gathered outside the Washington State Capitol on Friday for the second annual Veteran Suicide Awareness March to bring hope to war veterans and advocate for a bill that would include post traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury in the state’s medical cannabis program.

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Phoenix VA blocks local doctor from giving lecture on marijuana study – Marijuana News

A Phoenix doctor is conducting a study this summer focusing on how marijuana affects veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Phoenix VA blocks local doctor from giving lecture on marijuana study – Marijuana News

A Phoenix doctor is conducting a study this summer focusing on how marijuana affects veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Congress Warming to Idea of Medical Marijuana for Veterans – Marijuana News

DENVER (AP) -- Congress is showing an increased willingness to let VA doctors talk to veterans about medical marijuana in states where it's legal, although final approval is far from certain.

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