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Nicolas Jose Rodriguez

In a post on the department’s website, the VA clarified that although marijuana use is still considered federally illegal, “Veteran participation in state marijuana programs does not affect eligibility for VA care and services. VA providers can and do discuss marijuana use with Veterans as part of comprehensive care planning, and adjust treatment plans as necessary”. 

Veterans are encouraged to speak with their VA providers about medicinal cannabis but clinicians in the VA cannot prescribe or recommend marijuana for medicinal use.  READ MORE...

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