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

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs really wants the military veterans it is charged with serving to know that it isn’t going to do anything to help them access medical marijuana. While longstanding VA policy has been to disallow government physicians from helping veterans qualify for state medical cannabis programs, a new update to the [.]

More on FDA and drug regulation. commentary. The VA and the FDA Are Keeping Veterans from a Helpful Treatment Option, Just Because It’s Marijuana.

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“I just have to grit through it every time it happens until it goes away,” he said. He was prescribed Gabapentin, an anti-epileptic drug. the VA to change its current policy and allow veterans the.

The impetus, of course, was due in large part to the legalization of the drug for medical treatment for wide. It also.

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The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will not conduct research into whether medical marijuana could help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain, as veterans.

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 of bills that could help veterans better access medical marijuana in states where it is legal.

Marijuana. The VA and the FDA Are Keeping Veterans from a Helpful Treatment Option, Just Because It’s Marijuana. cato.org – Trevor Burrus. Trevor BurrusThe Department of Veterans Affairs is opposing a group of bills that could help veterans better access medical marijuana in states where.

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VA Admits It “Can Look At Marijuana As An Option For Treating Veterans”. The update to the webpage comes as Shulkin and the department are under increasing pressure on medical cannabis and completely unrelated issues. A group of members of Congress are pushing the VA to allow its physicians to recommend medical cannabis, or at least to refer veterans to studies on the drug’s potential.

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