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GOP Congressman Files Bill to Protect Veterans Who Use Medical Marijuana from Losing Benefits

By: Kyle Jaeger

A Republican congressman has filed the second piece of marijuana reform legislation to be introduced so far in the new 117th Congress—this one aimed at ensuring that military veterans aren’t penalized for using medical cannabis in compliance with state law.

The proposal from Rep. Greg Steube (R-FL), who filed a more expansive version of the measure last year, would also codify that U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) doctors are allowed to discuss the risks and benefits of marijuana with their patients.

 

 

https://www.marijuanamoment.net/gop-congressman-files-bill-to-protect-veterans-who-use-medical-marijuana-from-losing-benefits/

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