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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Wounded Warriors Take on Feds Over Hemp Flags

One enterprising group of farmers in Appalachia, made up of veterans hoping to eke out a better living for their families, has turned to hemp, and it’s making a stand in a wholly unique - and patriotic - way.

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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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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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House Votes To Let VA Doctors Recommend Medical Marijuana To Vets – Marijuana News

The House passed an amendment Thursday giving vets easier access to medical marijuana.

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House Votes To Let VA Doctors Recommend Medical Marijuana To Vets – Marijuana News

The House passed an amendment Thursday giving vets easier access to medical marijuana.

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DEA green lights trial of medical marijuana for PTSD in veterans – Marijuana News

PHOENIX (KPHO/KTVK) - The Drug Enforcement Administration has approved a first-of-its-kind trial to study the effects of medical marijuana as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder in veterans.

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Senators move to give veterans access to medical marijuana – Marijuana News

The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday passed an amendment that would let Veterans Affairs doctors discuss and recommend marijuana as a potential medical treatment in states where it is legal.

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Senators move to give veterans access to medical marijuana – Marijuana News

The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday passed an amendment that would let Veterans Affairs doctors discuss and recommend marijuana as a potential medical treatment in states where it is legal.

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Veterans are using pot to ease PTSD, despite scant research - Marijuana News

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A growing number of states are weighing whether to legalize marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. But for many veterans, the debate is already over.

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Medical marijuana not an option for veterans in New York – Marijuana News

Medical marijuana is legal in New York, but veterans’ doctors are still forbidden from recommending it.

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New York Senator Gillibrand: VA Medical Marijuana Policy Discriminates Against Vets – Marijuana News

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand wants the Department of Veterans Affairs to allow its doctors to discuss medical marijuana with patients in states where medical marijuana is legal.

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New York Senator Gillibrand: VA Medical Marijuana Policy Discriminates Against Vets – Marijuana News

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand wants the Department of Veterans Affairs to allow its doctors to discuss medical marijuana with patients in states where medical marijuana is legal.

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Kansas holds children of Colorado veteran who uses medical marijuana – Marijuana News

Raymond Schwab, an honorably discharged veteran, moved to Colorado last year to get treated for post-traumatic stress and chronic pain with medical marijuana. He didn't expect Kansas would take his children in return.

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Missouri marijuana group rallies around sick vet facing drug charges – Marijuana News

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WAYNESVILLE, MO (KTVI) - A Missouri group trying to legalize marijuana rallies around a sick veteran who is facing a drug charge.

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U.S. Senate Greenlights Greater Medical Weed Access for Veterans - Marijuana News

Detail from Department of Veterans Affairs' 2008 Veterans Day poster. Image via Wikimedia Commons

The measure would keep the VA from interfering with a veteran's attempt to access medicinal marijuana.

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Texas vets call for legal medical marijuana, end to painkiller dependence – Marijuana News

Veterans and supporters finishing up the Veterans Day Parade in Austin Texas. Image: Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy via Facebook

United States military veterans rallied at a parade in Texas on Wednesday for the right to treat their war wounds, both physical and psychological, with medical marijuana, which remains illegal under federal law and is strictly limited in Texas.

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Growing numbers of veterans demand access to cannabis for medical treatment - Marijuana News

Hundreds of veterans attended the first-ever Grow for Vets free cannabis giveaway on Memorial Day, 2014, in Denver Colorado. Image: Grow for Vets U.S.A.

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On Wednesday November 11, Remembrance Day in Canada and Veterans Day in the U.S., American military veterans from the Weed For Warriors Project will end their national awareness tour by emptying bags of empty pill bottles at the gates of the White House. 

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Vietnam veteran denied pain pills after testing positive for marijuana

Veterans campaign for access to legal cannabis

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Some veterans groups are calling on state and federal officials to recognize the benefits of legal marijuana as a treatment for chronic pain and PTSD.
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