More Veterans Press VA To Recognize Medical Marijuana As Treatment Option

The swelling chorus of veterans who want to take advantage of marijuana but can’t reflects the growing disconnect between more tolerant state policies and the federal government’s unwillingness to budge.

ILLINOIS:  Every morning, former Air Force senior airman Amy Rising makes breakfast for her second-grader, drives him to school and returns home to prepare what she calls her medicine. She suffers from severe anxiety after four years working in the frenetic global command center at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois, coordinating bombings and other Read the full article…

Troops, Civilians Still Face Consequences For Marijuana Use Despite Alaska Legalization

Department of Defense zero-tolerance drug policy

ALASKA:  In this week’s election, Alaska residents voted to pass Ballot Measure 2, which allows civilians in Alaska age 21 and older to use and possess up to one ounce of marijuana and up to six marijuana plants. This measure must be acted upon and passed by the legislature before it will go into effect, Read the full article…