Connecticut: Bill Would Let Military Veterans Register For Medical Marijuana For Free

Military veterans can suffer from just about every medical condition imaginable. Many, if not all, of those conditions can be effectively treated with medical marijuana. Marijuana can help veterans who suffer from PTSD to chronic pain, which is why veterans are increasingly turning to cannabis for relief. Marijuana does not come with the harmful side effects that accompany most pharmaceutical medications.

But for many veterans, the cost of applying to become a medical marijuana patient in states like Connecticut is too steep. No one knows for sure how many veterans are prevented from becoming a medical marijuana patient in Connecticut due to cost, but even one is enough to warrant a bill to help with the problem. Connecticut Representative Melissa H. Ziobron introduced a bill this week that would waive the registration and administrative fees for military veterans that qualify to become a medical marijuana patient in Connecticut. Below is...

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