GOP Senators Kill Veterans Cannabis Research Bill
A bipartisan bill directing the VA to conduct research into the medical potential of cannabis for military veterans was blocked from advancing by a procedural vote in the U.S. Senate.
April 28, 2023
Study: 1 in 10 US Veterans Used Cannabis in Past Year
Veterans are turning to cannabis in vast numbers to treat a variety of medical conditions, according to a new survey.
April 4, 2023
House Lawmakers Reintroduce Bipartisan Veterans Equal Access Act
A bipartisan pair of lawmakers has reintroduced legislation designed to give military veterans access to medical marijuana.
April 3, 2023
Senate Panel Approves Cannabis Research Bill
The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee has advanced legislation directing the VA to conduct research into cannabis as a treatment for chronic pain and PTSD.
February 21, 2023
Veterans Affairs Researchers Embrace Psychedelics for Military Vets
Four government researchers spoke with The New York Times about their respective studies involving MDMA and psilocybin as a treatment for military veterans.
June 28, 2022
New VA Veteran Suicide Program Won’t Allow Cannabis as Treatment
The VA released details of a new grant program that aims to help prevent veteran suicides, but specifically notes that cannabis is not eligible as a treatment.
March 16, 2022
VA Committee Recommends Medical Cannabis Research Bill to House
On Thursday, the House Veterans Affairs Committee recommended a medical cannabis research bill that would provide scientific guidance to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
November 5, 2021
VA Issues Memo Reminding Employees That Cannabis Use Is Strictly Forbidden
The VA has made it abundantly clear that cannabis use will not be tolerated.
March 6, 2020
Lawmakers Want to Expand VA Medical Cannabis Research, Can’t Agree on How to Do it
They agree that the lack of research is a problem.
January 29, 2019
One Cannabis Support Group is Changing the Lives of Lady Veterans
And it all started with one woman.
January 7, 2019