VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act 2019

Medicinal Cannabis Research Act

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.

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