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

Data Unblinded for First Clinical Trial of Marijuana for PTSD in Veterans. important ground needed to identify improved treatment options for veterans with PTSD.. On August 1, the amendment was submitted to the FDA, and to the Drug. "I just can't make that leap to say, well, because the data is lacking and it's difficult.

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The VA does not allow its doctors to prescribe medical marijuana in. are turning to medical marijuana as a viable treatment option.. where medical marijuana is legal – because of the drug's status as a Schedule I controlled substance. The system has only just, in the last two years, altered its regulations.

Among the lawmakers’ concerns: that FDA’s not fully using its inspection authority. where medical marijuana is available, opioid abuse goes down,” Schatz previously told POLITICO’s Sarah Owermohle..

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Veterans and their advocates say cannabis can help with PTSD and other. “It is imperative that the VA address these problems with more options and. to be understood about the potential benefits of medical marijuana to treat a. “Just because it's hard, doesn't mean you shouldn't do it,” Walz said.

Harsh Response to VA Decision Not to Study Medical Marijuana for PTSD. available as a treatment option for chronic pain and PTSD.. to research marijuana because of its access to veterans.

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Cannabis and its constituent components show potential to fight tumors, and serious neurological conditions for which treatment options are limited. the VA changed its policy to allow veterans who use medical cannabis to receive all VA. because of the difficulty in swallowing or keeping a pill down, and slow onset of.

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs really wants the military veterans it is charged with serving to know that it isn’t going to do anything to help them access medical marijuana. While longstanding VA policy has been to disallow government physicians from helping veterans qualify for state medical cannabis programs, a new update to the [.]

In states where medical marijuana is legal, the VA’s existing policy allows for veterans and their care providers to candidly discuss cannabis use as part of their overall treatment plan, and in.

The VA and the FDA are keeping veterans from a helpful treatment option, just because it’s marijuana by Trevor Burrus | May 13, 2019 03:36 PM

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