VA directive about state MM programs

September 8, 2018

VHA directive 1315 was issued on 8 December 2017. This enunciates the current Veterans Health Administration policies regarding patients and employees who are in state approved medical marijuana programs.

Here are some highlights:

"Veterans must not be denied VHA services solely because they are participating in State-approved marijuana programs."

So the upshot is: things are improving slowly at the VA, but we have to keep up the pressure on the system. Call your congressman's local office and tell them you want marijuana downscheduled from Schedule I.