VA Policy On Medical Marijuana And Veterans

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 The VA Medical Cannabis Act of 2018 is not yet the law of the land. So what is the official VA policy on veterans using cannabis? DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: As more states consider authorizing the medical use of marijuana, there has been a growing number of voices among the veteran community urging the Department of Veterans Read the full article…

How to Use CBD As A Sleep Aid

How to Use CBD as a Sleep Aid and Feel Refreshed the Next Day

By Winston Peki, Herbonaut Sleep problems are common and can adversely impact your life. Many people take medication to help them sleep better. Medication can help you fall asleep, but you don’t always wake up feeling great as you may not have had the right kind of sleep. A great night’s rest is vitally important to Read the full article…

Veterans Push For A Federal Study Of Hemp In Hopes Of Stemming Opioid Prescriptions At VA Facilities

Veterans Christine Clayburg, Veronica Wayne and Warfighter Hemp founder Steve Danyluk prepare to meet with members of the Cannabis Caucus and House Committee on Veterans Affairs to discuss urging the VA to study CBD derived from industrial hemp as a treatment option for Veterans in light of the opioid crisis. (PRNewsfoto/Warfighter Hemp)

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: A group of United States Armed Forces Veterans descended on the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. Tuesday, April 17 to meet with members of the Cannabis Caucus and the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee. Their request is an urgent call for change in medical treatment options for Veterans: stop the dependency on opioids and compel Read the full article…

Israel’s Tikun Olam Continues U.S. Expansion

Tikun Olam Is Coming to Puerto Rico

Deal with DC Cultivator Alternative Solutions Brings Renowned Cannabis Products to the Nation’s Capital  NEW YORK:  Tikun Olam, a leading Israeli cannabis brand and pioneer in cannabis research, continues its U.S. expansion by partnering with Washington DC cultivator Alternative Solutions. The just-inked licensing deal allows Alternative Solutions to grow, manufacture and distribute Tikun-branded products to all five District of Columbia Read the full article…

Survey: More Than One In Five Military Vets Uses Cannabis Medicinally

Survey: More Than One In Five Military Vets Uses Cannabis Medicinally

INDIANA:  More than one in five military veterans engage in the use of cannabis for therapeutic purposes, according to nationwide survey data conducted on behalf of The American Legion. The Legion is the largest veterans’ advocacy organization in the United States. Twenty-two percent of respondents said they “use cannabis to treat a mental or physical condition.” Thirty-nine percent affirmed they Read the full article…

American Legion Supports Expanding Veterans Access To Medical Cannabis

American Legion Supports Expanding Veterans’ Access To Medical Cannabis

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The American Legion, the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, has adopted a resolution calling on federal officials to expand veterans’ access to medical marijuana. The resolution, passed last week at the Legion’s annual convention, urges the “United States government to permit V.A. medical providers to be able to discuss with veterans the use of Read the full article…

U.S. Military Veterans Rally To Kick Off Southeast Cannabis Conference & Expo

Southeast Cannabis Conference is June 9-11

FLORIDA: A special rally for U.S. military veterans will kick off the opening of the Southeast Cannabis Conference and Expo (SECC Expo) on June 10 at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard. Admission for active military and veterans is free and the expo runs through June 11. The SECC Expo along with sponsors FlavRx, EveRx, Buds Read the full article…

Dorothy Is Coming To The New Mexico State Fair

Dorothy is coming to New Mexico

NEW MEXICO: Dorothy, a three week old female  plant, will make a 10day appearance at the Ultra Health booth at the New Mexico State Fair September 8 through September 18. This will be the second time a cannabis plant has made an appearance at a state fair in the United States. Dorothy is an indica Read the full article…

Nonprofit Gives Free Marijuana To Oregon Veterans

'Grow for Vets'

OREGON: National nonprofit organization ‘Grow for Vets’ is raising money and support for veterans suffering from PTSD and other medical conditions, as well as handing out free marijuana. The organization hosted a free cannabis giveaway and rally at Refuge PDX in Portland on Saturday. Both Veterans and non-veterans received gift bags containing information about Grow for Read the full article…

Arizona 17 Months Later, Feds Still Stalling Pot Study

“The whole system is just an abomination,”

ARIZONA: After 17 months, Dr. Suzanne Sisley is about to get the marijuana she needs to start a federally approved clinical study into whether marijuana helps veterans with PTSD. She proposed this research five years ago and has been herding bureaucratic turtles ever since. She’ll do the study in Arizona even though none of the state’s universities wanted to work Read the full article…