• Mission Statement:

Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access is committed to protecting the rights of veteran patients and health care professionals by advocating for safe and legal access to cannabis (marijuana) for all appropriate therapeutic uses and to encourage research on cannabis as a treatment alternative.

Goals:

  • To serve veterans as an educational and patient advocacy resource on medical cannabis related veterans issues.
  • To work with the Veterans Health Administration on crafting medical cannabis policy and ensure that veterans affairs medical staff are well informed of the latest medical cannabis research findings.
  • To encourage the federal government to reschedule cannabis to an appropriate drug control schedule given the scientific facts that are now well known.
  • To ensure that state laws allowing for the medical use of cannabis recognize medical conditions common to veterans such as chronic pain and PTSd.