Medicinal Cannabis Research Act
|Sponsor:||Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT] (Introduced 01/17/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate – Veterans’ Affairs|
VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2019
This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a clinical trial of the effects of medical-grade cannabis on the health outcomes of covered veterans diagnosed with chronic pain, and also those diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. Covered veterans are those who are enrolled in the VA patient enrollment system for hospital care and medical services.