Veterans do not have access to medical cannabis through the federal healthcare system, otherwise known as the Veterans Affairs or VA. The VA while no longer aggressively targeting cannabis users and identifying them as drug users, has a long way to go before we can see veterans gaining access to safer medical alternatives. All too often is cannabis the last option for people, … [Read more...] about Presidential Candidate Proposes Medical Marijuana Waivers For Military Veterans
Ooh Rah!!! This is exciting. Two Democratic U.S. senators filed legislation on Wednesday that would effectively legalize medical marijuana for military veterans and let government doctors help them access it. #22toomany It's only right and moral for the Federal Government to take care of the medical needs of our military veterans. They fight to protect the United … [Read more...] about Senate Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans
Saadi to replace Connolly Thomas J. Saadi, an Army Reserve officer who has held senior jobs in the state Department of Veterans Affairs for nearly three years, was named Tuesday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy as his choice to lead the department as commissioner. Saadi, a former general counsel and chief of staff at the department, has been acting commissioner since the … [Read more...] about Malloy names Thomas J. Saadi to lead Veterans Affairs
Now this from the American Legion! The American Legion stands up for veteran access to medical cannabis. This news made me very proud to be a member of the American Legion. I could not be happier to hear the organization, one of the largest veteran groups, is in support and speaking out on behalf of those who have defended and protected our nation. Having the American … [Read more...] about Now this from the American Legion!
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words This picture really speaks to me about the issues that Veterans face when they return from combat areas. Having experienced a similar outcome from the Veteran Affairs here in Connecticut, it got me thinking. If I had a dollar for each time I heard this story from a veteran, I could use the money to pay for all me medicine from the … [Read more...] about A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words