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This is huge!!! | 🤝 A bi-partisan duo of congressmen will co-sponsor a trio of bills that, together, would help make the Department of Veterans Affairs (@deptvetaffairs
) more responsive to veterans who use and are interested in seeking medical cannabis treatments.
👉 The trio of legislative proposals would shore-up previous VA policy changes, force it to study veterans’ medical cannabis use and let doctors talk about cannabis freely with their patients. 👨⚕️👩⚕️
Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton, a Democrat & former Marine Corps office who fought in Iraq, and Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz will introduce the bills in the next legislative session, Moulton announced Wednesday.
During his announcement, Moutlon said lawmakers “have an obligation” to ensure veterans receive the best health care. And he described the three legislative proposals as important first steps toward incorporating cannabis into veterans #healthcare
Already, all 3 proposals have received endorsements from drug policy advocacy groups, including @natlnorml
, as well as the National Cannabis Industry Association.
For details on the 3 proposals check out the full article at hightimes.com ✔ By Adam Drury