Every Veteran Deserves Legal Access To Medical Marijuana


Different varieties of marijuana flowers are displayed at medical marijuana dispensary Kaya Shack in Portland, Oregon, June 26, 2015 - AP photo by Gosia Wozniacka

Different varieties of marijuana flowers are displayed at medical marijuana dispensary Kaya Shack in Portland, Oregon, June 26, 2015 – AP photo by Gosia Wozniacka

 A former Navy SEAL makes the case for why the federal ban on medical marijuana needs to be lifted.

Medical marijuana is a political issue. It is a legal issue. But most important, it is a health issue that is playing an increasingly significant role in the quality of life for Americans, especially veterans.

Editor’s Note:  The author of this article is Nick Etten, the founder of the Veterans Cannabis Project, which is the leading national organization dedicated to improving U.S. military veterans’ quality of life through access to cannabis for medical purposes. Etten is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and a former Navy SEAL. Follow Nick Etten on Twitter @VetCannabisProj

Source:  Every Veteran Deserves Legal Access To Medical Marijuana | Task & Purpose

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