Last week the U.S House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate both voted to allow doctors with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to discuss medical cannabis with their patients in states where such medicine is legal.
Both chambers of Congress tacked on amendments to military spending bills that would lift the restrictions on VA doctors discussing medical cannabis as an option in legal states.
Many of you know the story of Jeff Mizanskey. Jeff spent over 20 years in prison in Missouri for non-violent marijuana charges until his story went viral and activists brought it to the attention of the legislature and governor in the state. This led to a commutation of Jeff’s sentence and his release from prison.