The VA and the FDA are keeping veterans from a helpful treatment option, just because it’s marijuana

The Department of Veterans Affairs is opposing a group. As an intoxicant, marijuana is no more dangerous than alcohol, which of course also has many upsides because it is an intoxicant. Let the FDA.

Despite repeated claims to the contrary, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is now admitting that it "can look at marijuana as an option for treating Veterans." The stance, which comes in the form of new content uploaded to a VA webpage last week, contrasts with a letter that Veterans Affairs Sec. David Shulkin [.]

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A Guide to THC, CBD, and Treatment Options for Vets. These compounds not only have different effects when used, they also fall under. Because of the high classification of cannabis, it's difficult to get the funding and. approved by the FDA, the VA is unable to prescribe medical cannabis to veterans or.

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Although the VA does not endorse or prescribe medical marijuana, veterans can legally access marijuana in states that have legalized medical marijuana without ramifications from the VA. It is important to learn about the risks of any treatment, it is also important to understand the vast differences in treatment options and types of strains.

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.

As a federal agency, the VA must ultimately toe the line defined by the. veterans from a helpful treatment option, just because it's marijuana.

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