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Medical Marijuana & Prison…

The New York Times reports that the US Veterans Administration (VA) has now been instructed to “ease the rules for users of medical marijuana.”  The VA has basically been told to ignore the use by military veterans of prescribed marijuana in those states where it has been declared legal.  (Vets who are found using illicit drugs often lose their VA medical benefits.)

Vet-Grown Reefer

     This is the first time that the gov’t has given an inch since its participation in the creation of the drug laws.

While it’s only a small step, it will be interesting to witness how it plays out with the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). more…