Veterans plea to Texas lawmakers to legalize medical marijuana – Cannabis News
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injuries, and chronic pain are just a few of the service-related conditions veterans return home with.
The group, Texans For Responsible Marijuana Policy, gathered by the Vietnam Veterans Monument at the Texas State Capitol Wednesday to push for medical marijuana legislation.
This is where the veterans launched their campaign Operation Trapped in 2015. The purpose of the operation is to gain grass-roots support for marijuana as a safe treatment option for veterans.
A new poll shows that 83 percent of Texans support medical marijuana, according to the University of Texas and Texas Tribune.
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