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Senate Committee Stands up for Veterans Using Medical Cannabis

Senate Committee Stands up for Veterans Using Medical Cannabis

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — This morning, the Senate Committee on Appropriations voted 24-7 to include an amendment introduced by Senators Steve Daines (R-MT) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) in the FY2018 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill.

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Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Veterans Access to Medical Marijuana

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Senate Appropriations Committee passed a bipartisan amendment today, 20 to 10, allowing Veterans Administration (VA) doctors to recommend medical marijuana to their patients in states where medical marijuana is legal.

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Senate Approves Bill to Allow Veterans Access to Medical Marijuana

On Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, the Senate passed the FY2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill, which includes a critical provision for veterans interested in having legal access to medical marijuana treatment options.


Senate Committee Approves Marijuana Banking Amendment

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved an amendment with a vote of 16-14 aimed at protecting marijuana businesses and allowing access to banking services. Federal agencies would not be able to use federal funds to punish financial institutions for doing business with the marijuana industry.