Veterans group ratchets up pressure on White House and Congress to support medical marijuana research - Cannabis News

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The American Legion wants the federal government to focus on cannabis as potential treatment for PTSD and other ailments.

Top officials at of The American Legion, the nation’s largest veterans organization, on Friday stepped up their calls for the federal government to legitimize and invest in medical marijuana research.

In a speech to the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., the Legion National Commander Denise Rohan outlined how the White House and Congress could improve the delivery of benefits to the nation’s 20 million-plus veterans. Medical cannabis was on the list.

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