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Blumenauer Calls for Cannabis Research to Combat Opioid Crisis

Rep. Earl Blumenauer took the floor during a Committee hearing to make an impassioned plea for medical cannabis research.

After Service, These Veterans Are Finding New Careers—in Cannabis

In a warehouse outside Downtown Los Angeles, a group of military veterans are cultivating a new set of skills and transforming their careers.

House Committee Blocks Move to Allow VA Doctors to Recommend Medical Marijuana

The House Rules Committee blocked Rep. Earl Blumenauer’s (D-OR) budget amendment yesterday to allow VA doctors to recommend medical marijuana to veterans.

Colorado Governor Signs PTSD Cannabis Bill Into Law

After a hard-fought effort by veterans groups and patient advocates, Colorado has added post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying condition for medical cannabis.

Warrior Ethos: Colorado’s Battle to Allow Cannabis for PTSD

After an incident in an Army commissary, veteran Matthew Kahl is fighting to expand cannabis access to help others find relief from PTSD.

For Veterans With PTSD, Medical Marijuana Can Mean a Good Night’s Sleep

Ambien is often used during deployment. But what happens when soldiers return stateside and need to get off the med cycle?

Dustup Over NIDA-Grown Ditch Weed Leads Johns Hopkins to Ditch PTSD Study

The prestigious research university was all behind the PTSD study. Then NIDA's crappy 'research grade' cannabis arrived.

American Legion Urges Trump Team to Reschedule Cannabis

American Legion, the country's largest nonprofit military veterans group, urged President-elect Trump to reschedule cannabis to benefit the nation's soldiers.

Veterans Day VIP Event

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) has made it a hallmark of his career to speak up for medical cannabis, legalization, and the transformative effect reform could…

Veterans Day: Texas Vets Fight for Medical Cannabis Legalization

David Bass and a legion of military veterans are fighting to legalize medical cannabis in Texas. You'll see their work on the Capitol grounds in Austin this weekend.

We Should Be Talking About Season 3 of ‘You’re the Worst’

The FXX dramedy shines a spotlight on a U.S. veteran's struggle to get help for his PTSD before he discovers the powerful impact medical marijuana has on him.

New Jersey Gov. Christie to Decide PTSD Medical Marijuana Bill

Republican Gov. Chris Christie will decide whether New Jersey residents with PTSD can be treated with medical marijuana after lawmakers approved a measure Monday.

Judge Orders Illinois to Add PTSD to Medical Marijuana List

It's the first decision among eight lawsuits filed by patients disappointed with across-the-board rejections by Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration of recommendations from a medical cannabis advisory board.

Lawmakers Face Off After House GOP Scraps Veterans Access Amendment

While Democrats held a nighttime sit-in for gun safety last week, House Republicans quietly removed language from a bill that would have allowed veterans safer access to medical cannabis.

Majority of American Voters Supports Cannabis Legalization, Survey Says

Attitudes were split along demographic and political lines, but there was one thing every group agreed on.

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