VA won’t fund cannabis treatments for suicide prevention (Newsletter: March 15, 2022)

VA won’t fund cannabis treatments for suicide prevention (Newsletter: March 15, 2022)
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Feds survey employee drug testing; CT psychedelics hearing; MD poll: Legal cannabis more popular than Biden; PA legalization hearing Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day. (function() { window.mc4wp = window.mc4wp || { listeners: [], forms: { on: function(evt, cb) { window.mc4wp.listeners.push( { event : evt, callback: cb } ); } } } })(); Email address: Leave this field empty if you’re human: Your support makes Marijuana Moment possible… Paid for by readers like you. Marijuana Moment’s newsletter and in-depth cannabis reporting is made possible by the 700+ people who subscribe to us on Patreon. Support our work for $25/month and gain access to valuable insider data, exclusive interview audio, and more: / TOP THINGS TO KNOW The Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report detailing which industries drug test workers the most and least—and showing that states where marijuana is legal generally have the lowest rates of employee drug testing. The Department of Veterans Affairs is launching a new grants program on suicide prevention services for military veterans, but it specifically says it won’t support any treatments involving the use of marijuana. The Connecticut legislature’s Public Health Committee held a hearing on a bill to create a system to provide certain patients with access to psychedelic-assisted treatment with substances like MDMA and psilocybin. The Pennsylvania Senate Law and Justice Committee held the third and final installment of a series of hearings on marijuana legalization that the panel’s chairman is using to gather input ahead of filing a reform bill. A new poll found that majorities of Maryland Democrats, Republicans and independents support legalizing marijuana as it moves through the legislature—and that support for the reform strongly outpaces President…

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