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Congress Won’t Let Veterans Access Medical Marijuana After All – Huffington Post



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Congress Won't Let Veterans Access Medical Marijuana After All
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An effort to allow veterans to access medical marijuana in states where it's legal died Wednesday night when Congress passed a spending bill without the provision included. The Veterans Equal Access Amendment would have nullified a Department of ...
High Hopes Dashed for Pot Amendment That Passed House and SenateU.S. News & World Report

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Congress Warming to Idea of Medical Marijuana for Veterans – ABC News



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Congress Warming to Idea of Medical Marijuana for Veterans
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Congress is showing an increased willingness to let VA doctors talk to veterans about medical marijuana in states where it's legal, although final approval is far from certain. The House approved a measure this week that would let Veterans Affairs ...
Congress Approves A Major Step Forward For Medical MarijuanaThinkProgress
Congress approves measure allowing veterans to access medical marijuanaExtract
U.S. House votes to allow VA doctors to talk medical marijuana with patientsThe Cannabist
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Congress Approves A Major Step Forward For Medical Marijuana – ThinkProgress



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Congress Approves A Major Step Forward For Medical Marijuana
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On Thursday, both chambers of Congress approved measures prohibiting the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from enforcing a policy prohibiting government doctors from prescribing medical marijuana to veterans. That essentially means doctors will now ...
Congress Clears Way For Veterans To Get Medical MarijuanaHuffington Post
House votes to let VA doctors recommend medical marijuanaThe Hill (blog)
House Votes for Easier Veterans Access to Medical MarijuanaBloomberg
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Why Is Obama Prosecuting Medical Marijuana Cases in Defiance of Congress and the Constitution? – Slate Magazine



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Why Is Obama Prosecuting Medical Marijuana Cases in Defiance of Congress and the Constitution?
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President Barack Obama has a complicated history with medical marijuana. In his autobiography, and elsewhere, Obama frankly described using marijuana as a teen: “I inhaled frequently. That was the point.” When he was running for president, Obama ...

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How the Justice Department seems to have misled Congress on medical marijuana – Washington Post (blog)



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How the Justice Department seems to have misled Congress on medical marijuana
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Last year, the Justice Department warned Congress that a medical marijuana provision in an appropriations bill could "limit or possibly eliminate the Department's ability to enforce federal law in recreational marijuana cases as well." The "informal ...
The DOJ 'Intended To Discourage' A Historic Medical Marijuana BillHuffington Post
The Justice Department's Embarrassing Medical Marijuana SwitcherooReason (blog)
DOJ Misled Congress to Influence Medical Marijuana VoteThe Daily Chronic
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Congress Considers Medical Marijuana for Veterans – Newsweek



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Congress Considers Medical Marijuana for Veterans
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The advocacy communities argue that medical marijuana can be used to treat or manage the symptoms of a variety of ailments that disproportionately affect veterans, including chronic pain, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder. They also suggest ...
Marijuana regulation bills moving through legislatureThe Willits News

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Obama On Marijuana Legalization: Congress Could ‘Reschedule’ Pot As More … – International Business Times



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Obama On Marijuana Legalization: Congress Could 'Reschedule' Pot As More ...
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U.S. President Barack Obama said Congress was more inclined to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level as more states pass legislation to soften penalties for pot possession. Pictured, Obama talks to the media during a meeting with the Council of ...
Obama: If Enough States Decriminalize Marijuana, Congress May Change ...Huffington Post
Obama, 2016 Contenders Deal With Changing Attitudes On MarijuanaNPR (blog)
Obama says marijuana legalization should not be priority for young peopleTheCelebrityCafe.com
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Wyoming’s 2 senators oppose medical marijuana bill in Congress – Casper Star-Tribune Online


Wyoming's 2 senators oppose medical marijuana bill in Congress
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Medical marijuana is illegal in Wyoming. This year, the Wyoming Legislature approved two of six bills aimed at cannabis prohibition and sentence reform, including a measure that would allow a non-psychoactive hemp extract known as CBD oil for seizure ...

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DC challenges Congress to halt marijuana legalization in nation’s capital – Washington Post



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DC challenges Congress to halt marijuana legalization in nation's capital
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The District of Columbia defied the new Republican Congress on Tuesday, challenging the House and Senate to either block or let stand a voter-approved ballot measure to legalize marijuana in the nation's capital. D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson (D ...
DC Moves Forward With Marijuana Legalization InitiativeHuffington Post
District of Columbia challenges Congress to halt marijuana legalizationReading Eagle
DC Marijuana Initiative Transmitted to CongressRoll Call (blog)
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Congress Just Made It Easier to Buy and Sell Medical Marijuana – Businessweek



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Congress Just Made It Easier to Buy and Sell Medical Marijuana
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The amendment forbids the Justice Department from using federal funds for anything that will “prevent” states from implementing their own laws that legalize medical marijuana. Taylor West, the deputy director of the National Cannabis Industry ...
Why Congress Gave In to Medical MarijuanaThe Atlantic
The Federal Government Recognizes Battle Over Medical MarijuanaHuffington Post
Congress signals change in medical marijuana policiesKUSI
The Denver Post -KOIN.com -Boing Boing
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