24 Jun '16, 6pm

VA medical pot gets booted from budget bill

Marijuana, along with nine other substances, is specifically prohibited under Article 112a of the Uniform Code of Military Justice and penalties for its use can range from a general discharge to dishonorable discharge (for positive results of a urinalysis) and even imprisonment for possession. Defense Department Members of the Counterdrug Task Force cut down illicitly cultivated marijuana on Pit River tribal lands in California, on July 8, 2015. Brianne M. Roudebush/U.S. Army Buy a print Related Congress moves toward approving VA medical marijuana The House and Senate passed annual Department of Veterans Affairs budget bills Thursday that would allow doctors to discuss and advise veteran patients to use marijuana in states where it is legal. Lawmakers again rally for VA medical marijuana in budget bills Lawmakers will take another shot this week at allowing doctors at the ...

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