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Why it’s now easier for U.S. veterans to access medical marijuana

In Feature Stories, Regulatory, Veterans by David Silverberg

The U.S. Department of Veteran affairs has clarified its policy to allow patients treated at its hospitals and clinics to use medical marijuana in states where it is legal. Taking effect this week, the new directive won’t permit department doctors to prescribe marijuana, as the New York Times writes. “But it will address the concern of many patients who use the drug that they …