How veteran’s groups strive for better availability and more research into medical marijuana.

Several of the U.S.’s most prominent veterans advocacy organizations are stepping up the push for medical marijuana. During two hearings on Capitol Hill this week, leaders of veterans service groups called on Congress to force the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to do more to provide access to and conduct research on medical cannabis. […]

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Will New York Finally Consider Legalizing Cannabis This Week?

This week, Vermont and New Hampshire moved to legalize cannabis for adult use, signifying a major step in states’ acceptance of the plant along the East Coast, and in their opposition to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ tenacious stance. In New York, where legislators have largely left drug laws unchanged since the ’70s, and where marijuana arrest rates continue to lead the nation, a panel of lawmakers will […]

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