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    So after almost 6 years of being in hiding...I'm back. Hello to all new members and veterans from the past. Hit me up if you want some advice
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    FL: Patients To Health Officials On Medical Cannabis - We Are The 71 Percent

    Tallahassee – A stark divide between the public and Tallahassee bureaucrats was on full display late Thursday as patients, caregivers and doctors hammered state medical marijuana regulators for standing in the way of access to medicine. Several patients told regulators that cannabis has...
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    Indiana Veteran Pushing For Legalization Of Medical Marijuana

    The American Legion of Indiana could consider a resolution this weekend that would encourage state lawmakers to develop a medical marijuana program. The proposal comes from a Kokomo veteran who hopes medical marijuana could help veterans struggling with opioid addiction. But, similar...
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    WA: With An Eye On Veterans, Olympia Cannabis Activist Welcomes Hempfest Outpost

    Seattle Hempfest organizers are opening an outpost in downtown Olympia with a little help from one of the state's most visible cannabis activists. Olympia Hempfest Central will have a grand opening 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at 322 Fourth Ave. E., site of the former Rainier Xpress medical...
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    Canada: Looming Federal Marijuana Allotment May Hurt Veterans

    Ottawa — Almost three-quarters of veterans using medical marijuana will feel the impact this spring when the federal government imposes a new limit on the amount of weed for which it will pay. A new report says 74 per cent of veterans whose medical pot is covered by the government consume...
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    Canadian Armed Forces Vet Says Cannabis Gave Him His Life Back

    Darrell Hulme could be mistaken for a medical professional. He can list the names of near-unpronounceable antidepressants and easily articulate the differences between the various forms of therapy they're used for. His knowledge doesn't come from formal schooling, but years of first-hand...
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    CO: A Penny Can Buy A Lot Of Pot - If You're A Deserving Patient Or Vet

    Dispensaries are in the holiday spirit, helping out medical marijuana patients and veterans. Starting Wednesday, December 21, LivWell Enlightened Health is providing an ounce of CBD for a penny to qualified medical patients through its LivWell Cares program, in partnership with CannAbility...
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    CA: Veterans Want The Option To Use Medical Marijuana For Mental Illnesses

    Veterans dealing with trauma and stress have a variety of treatment options available to them, but despite its legality in some states–and some say, its superior effectiveness–marijuana is not one of those options. Fred* deployed to Iraq with the U.S. Army's 25th Infantry Division in 2008...
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    IN: Hoosier Veterans For Medical Cannabis Pushing For Legislation

    Indianapolis - A group of Indiana veterans is educating people about medical cannabis in hopes to get a hearing on the Legislative floor next session. Donors have raised about $10,000 to help get the message out. In a public service announcement for Hoosier Veterans for Medical Cannabis, the...
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    CA: Santa Cruz Group Seeks New Space To Dispense Medical Cannabis To Vets

    Live Oak - For a final time, roughly 60 U.S. military veterans gathered in the parking lot behind the Santa Cruz Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7263 on Monday to receive support - and free medicinal cannabis. The Santa Cruz Veterans Alliance, which provides a community-oriented cannabis...
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    Canada: Lifestyle Screening For Vets On Medical Marijuana Raises Concern On Stigma

    Medical marijuana has been shown to possess numerous health benefits and many countries have already legalized its use. In Canada, former NDP MP Peter Stoffer suggests the screening of lifestyle of veterans who are using medical marijuana, turning the spotlight on the stigma surrounding its use...
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    NB: Veteran Calls Federal Cut To Medical Marijuana Coverage 'Irresponsible'

    A Fredericton veteran says the Trudeau government's decision to reduce the daily amount of medical marijuana it will cover for veterans could have serious consequences. Noah Starr, who served Afghanistan, says the government's interference in the issue amounts to a threat to his health and...
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    New Medical Marijuana Policy For Veterans Cuts Reimbursement Allowance By Seven Grams

    The government is implementing a new reimbursement policy for veterans claiming marijuana for medical purposes, reducing the allowance from 10 grams per day to three grams. While the new policy establishes the three-gram limit, the government said there will be an exceptional circumstances...
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    Canada: Government To Cut How Much Medical Marijuana Veterans Can Get For Free

    The federal government is cutting the amount of medical marijuana provided to veterans from 10 grams to 3 grams per day. Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr made the announcement in Vancouver on Tuesday morning. Ottawa has faced ballooning costs in recent years as the number of veterans...
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    ON: Ottawa Bringing In Stricter Limits On Medical Marijuana For Veterans

    Faced with skyrocketing costs and ballooning demand, the federal government is dramatically cutting back the amount of medical marijuana it will cover for veterans. Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr plans to scale back the limit for reimbursement from 10 grams of medical marijuana per day...
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    Canada: Feds Closer To New Policy On Medical Pot For Vets

    Ottawa — The Trudeau government is getting closer to having a new policy on medicinal marijuana for our veterans, who take the drug to treat conditions like PTSD. The veterans affairs department has been reviewing the issue of medical pot after concerns were raised earlier this year that the...
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    The Cost Of Medical Marijuana Benefits For Vets Has Jumped 5000% In Canada

    The Canadian government is getting gouged on its veteran medical marijuana program, and a VICE News investigation has revealed the likely culprits. According to figures provided by Veterans Affairs Canada, the number of retired soldiers obtaining medical marijuana from the government saw a...
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    Veterans Meet To Demand Passage Of An All-Inclusive Medical Marijuana Policy In Texas

    Romana Harding told her story of attempted suicide to her fellow veterans gathered at the Texas Capitol Veterans Monument on Veterans Day in Austin. A survivor of sexual abuse while serving in the U.S. Navy, Harding said she was tired of the enduring shame she felt. The prescription pain pills...
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    Veterans Meet To Demand Passage Of An All-Inclusive Medical Marijuana Policy In Texas

    Romana Harding told her story of attempted suicide to her fellow veterans gathered at the Texas Capitol Veterans Monument on Veterans Day in Austin. A survivor of sexual abuse while serving in the U.S. Navy, Harding said she was tired of the enduring shame she felt. The prescription pain pills...
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    Colorado Veterans Fight For Access To Medical Marijuana To Treat PTSD

    Denver - In a state that leads the way in marijuana policy, Colorado veterans do not have access to medical marijuana to treat PTSD. Iraq war veteran Curt Bean, is hoping to change the perception of cannabis as a treatment for PTSD. Bean served in the Army for five years, he spent half that...
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