medical marijuana

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Is Marijuana a “Controversial” Treatment for Veterans?

Is Marijuana a “Controversial” Treatment for Veterans?

Sometimes it’s easy to forget that many people who hold authority in the United States have some rather bizarre views when it comes to marijuana. Many politicians and military brass will tell you that marijuana is a dangerous drug and they are worried about veterans using it to treat their ailments, and they’ll tell you this with a straight face.

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Where Medical Marijuana and the 2nd Amendment Clash

Where Medical Marijuana and the 2nd Amendment Clash

The issue of medical marijuana and gun rights has been in the news a lot lately, especially since a federal appeals court upheld a ban on gun sales to those who legally use medical cannabis late last summer.

Since marijuana is a banned substance under the federal Controlled Substances Act, it was ruled that anyone with a medical marijuana card was admitting to the use of cannabis for medical reasons and therefore breaking federal law and therefore lost their right to purchase a firearm.

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Veterans Organization Helping Vets Get Cannabis

Veterans Organization Helping Vets Get Cannabis

There have been many stories in the news over the last few years about U.S. veterans using marijuana to help alleviate the symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and other ailments. Yet access to medical marijuana for veterans is hard to come by and the federal government has been no help.

But one organization is doing everything they can to make sure our veterans have access to the amazing abilities of the cannabis plant, “Grow for Vets California.”