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Good News For Vets: Marijuana Bill Passes In House Committee

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Good News For Vets: Marijuana Bill Passes In House Committee

Historic vote would help military families finally get access to medical cannabis.

 

The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee made history on Tuesday when it passed legislation that would help military families get access to medical marijuana. The omnibus bill, which received bipartisan support, will now go up for a vote on the House floor, making it the first time Congress members will actually vote on marijuana legislation.

 

According to the Military Times, the measure “will increase veterans’ access to private-sector doctors, expand caregiver stipends to more former military families and increase medical marijuana research for veterans care.” The bill is expected to pass before Memorial Day....

 

 

 

https://thefreshtoast.com/cannabis/good-news-for-vets-marijuana-bill-passes-in-house-committee/

 


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FDA-Approved Study of Marijuana for Vets with PTSD Starts Phase 2

The first FDA-approved study of marijuana for vets with PTSD starts phase 2, inspiring optimism for the future of veterans’ health.

 

Nick Lindsey

 

Cannabis research often advances slowly. Researchers face a variety of challenges, including prohibition laws, a lack of labs willing to do marijuana research, and difficulties finding actual weed to use in their studies. But now, as a groundbreaking FDA-approved study of marijuana for vets with PTSD starts phase 2, the field of medical marijuana research could be taking a big step forward.

A Groundbreaking Study

The study is being led by Dr. Sue Sisley. It is part of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies. The organization, called MAPS for short, is a research institute focused on exploring medicinal uses of cannabis and psychedelics......

 

 

https://hightimes.com/news/fda-approved-study-of-marijuana-for-vets-with-ptsd-starts-phase-2/


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