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Cannabis Accepted as Part of Treatment Plan for Veteran During Stay at VA NJ PTSD/Homeless Inpatient Unit

TRENTON, N.J., Sept. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The only way the VA can learn about the multiple benefits of cannabis related to PTSD, and how medical cannabis can save lives, is by sitting down with the person who is actually allowed to consume it directly under the watchful eye of the Veterans Administration, Jonathan Fruchter.

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US House of Representatives Approves Amendment to Create Access for Veterans to Medical-Cannabis

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve the Veterans Equal Access Amendment (VEAA) to the FY2017 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MilConVA) Appropriations bill, which sets the budget for the Veterans Administration (VA).

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Senate Appropriations Committee Votes to Prevent DEA from Undermining State Medical Marijuana Laws

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — In yet another huge victory for marijuana reform, the Senate Appropriations Committee voted today by 21 to 8 to approve an amendment offered by Senator Mikulski (D-MD) to protect state medical marijuana laws from federal interference by the Department of Justice and Drug Enforcement Administration.

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Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Veterans Access to Medical Marijuana

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Senate Appropriations Committee passed a bipartisan amendment today, 20 to 10, allowing Veterans Administration (VA) doctors to recommend medical marijuana to their patients in states where medical marijuana is legal.

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Bipartisan Group of Senators and U.S. Representatives Call for VA to Allow Veterans Access to Medical Marijuana

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, a broad group of legislators from both parties sent a letter to the Veterans’ Administration (VA) demanding a change in policy to allow veterans to access medical marijuana.

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Dropleaf and Julian Marley’s JUJU Royal Announces It Will Contribute 1% of Annual Sales to Charity

DENVER, Nov. 30, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Dropleaf, the brand management firm that has obtained the exclusive rights to the Julian Marley JUJU Royal brand, has announced it will begin making charitable contributions to the Weed for Warriors Project on an annual basis beginning in 2016.

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“America’s Veterans Demand Change” Launched for the Weed for Warriors Project

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 23, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — A national fundraising campaign to help veterans gain access to medical cannabis to treat the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is being launched through 1,400 cannabis dispensaries that are clients of BioTrackTHC.

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Senate Approves Funding Bill That Allows Veterans to Access Medical Marijuana

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The Senate today passed the FY2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill, which includes language to allow Veterans Administration doctors to recommend medical marijuana to their patients in states where medical marijuana is legal.


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