Republican Senator And Military Veterans Talk Medical Marijuana At Joint Hearing

Republican Senator And Military Veterans Talk Medical Marijuana At Joint Hearing

A Republican senator and representatives of a veterans advocacy group discussed the need for alternative treatment options such as medical marijuana at a hearing on Tuesday. At the joint meeting of the House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees, Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) said he wanted to raise an issue that “a lot of us have been focused on—exploring alternatives to treatment to opioids, whether that’s medical marijuana or other alternative treatments.” The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) currently blocks its doctors from recommending medical cannabis to their patients, and it has been reluctant to engage in research on marijuana’s potential…

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