The VA and the FDA are keeping veterans from a helpful treatment option, just because it’s marijuana

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The VA and the FDA Are Keeping Veterans from a Helpful Treatment Option, Just Because It’s Marijuana By Trevor Burrus This article appeared in the Washington Examiner on May 13, 2019.

Trevor Burrus is a research fellow in the Cato Institute's Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies and editor-in-chief of the Cato. The VA and the FDA Are Keeping Veterans from a Helpful Treatment Option, Just Because It's Marijuana.

VA secretary: medical cannabis may be helpful “I have concluded descheduling the drug is needed so that we can do research and allow VA to offer it as a treatment option. marijuana in the growing, billion-dollar industry, according to its site.

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U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs Continues to Avoid Marijuana Research 0.. would be more than happy to discuss medical marijuana as an option with their Veteran patients, but their hands are tied because of the VA administration’s policies," Smith said.. chastised the VA for its refusal.

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Kalypso promotes ketamine, long used as an anesthetic during surgery and more recently as a club drug, as a treatment. another option. Many don’t respond to conventional antidepressants, such as.

Veterans treatment courts provide assistance with those. the Bloomington native started using “Spice,” a form of synthetic marijuana. His drug use forced him to leave the Army just shy of his 21st.

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Politicians Push VA Secretary to Study medicinal cannabis 6.. walz and his cohorts want the VA’s scientific research wing to study medical marijuana as a treatment option for chronic pain and PTSD.. Just because the government is getting involved, you’ve already discounted its.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is required to follow all federal laws. classifies marijuana as Schedule I VA health care providers may not recommend. Veterans will not be denied VA benefits because of marijuana use.. approved by the U.S. Food and drug administration (fda) for medical use.

Veterans Affairs is changing for the better.. The VA and the FDA are keeping veterans from a helpful treatment option, just because it’s marijuana.