The American Legion Urge the Drug Enforcement Agency to License Privately-Funded Medical Marijuana Production Operations in the United States

“The American Legion urge the Drug Enforcement Agency to license privately-funded medical marijuana production operations in the United States and urge Congress to amend legislation to remove Marijuana from schedule I and reclassify it in a category that, at a minimum will recognize cannabis as a drug with potential medical value.” from Scribd

The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness.

Please take this poll by the American Legion on Cannabis Legalization in each state.

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Compassionate Care Act of 2015 in Texas Discriminates Against Veterans

On June 1, 2015 the Compassionate Care Act of 2015 was signed into effect by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. This Act states the following:

CHAPTER 169. AUTHORITY TO PRESCRIBE LOW-THC CANNABIS TO CERTAIN
PATIENTS FOR COMPASSIONATE USE
       Sec. 169.001.  DEFINITIONS. In this chapter:
             (1)  “Department” means the Department of Public
Safety.
             (2)  “Intractable epilepsy” means a seizure disorder in
which the patient’s seizures have been treated by two or more
appropriately chosen and maximally titrated antiepileptic drugs
that have failed to control the seizures.
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National Second Opinion Day 4/20/16 – All Veterans Ask VA for Second Opinion

There are NOT many Veterans who have complete trust and faith in their primary care physicians at the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. For that there are many reasons:

  1. Most doctors already have the diagnosis figured out and the first line of treatment of a physical condition is with pharmaceuticals (complete list of over 1,500 pharmaceuticals the VA uses is here) and rarely offer alternative treatments such as Yoga, Acupuncture, Aqua-therapy and Chiropractic care through Pain Management and Rehabilitation clinics in each VA.
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goodacts.org

goodacts.org is a non profit web site that provides information to those needing to receive help.

We try and focus on helping Veterans and their families with the motto of: No Veteran Left Behind.

There are various forms of assistance that are available to those in dire straits, but we want to help keep people out of emergency help. Before a utility bill is posted or a request in aid is placed, we do our best to verify all of the information provided to us.

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