• November 27, 2020

Tags : veterans

Homeless Project Expands, Veterans Project in Longmont Will Put Tiny Homes Next to Residences

The problems U.S. veterans face are numerous and can be onerous. Readjusting to civilian life is challenging, especially when so many are dealing with health-related issues from their service. The Veteran’s Administration is dedicated to helping them find their way, but services often depend on where you live and proximity to care. And when it comes to cannabis use, the VA is strict about it still being federally illegal.Read More

House Democrats Cave To Senate On Two Marijuana And Veterans Measures

This summer, the House passed its version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with an amendment that would have protected veterans from being denied home loans from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) over employment in a state-legal cannabis market. Another measure attached to the bill would have allowed military branches to grant reenlistment waivers […]Read More

Congressional Committee To Vote On Two Marijuana Bills for Veterans

Photo courtesy of Philip Steffan. Two bills focusing on medical marijuana access for military veterans are scheduled to be voted on by a congressional committee on Wednesday. With marijuana proving to be a successful alternative to opioids — an abuse epidemic that disproportionately impacts veterans — the issue is timely. The development comes one week after […]Read More

New Bill Would Protect Veterans From Losing Benefits Over Marijuana

Military veterans in legalized states would be shielded from losing their federal benefits for marijuana use under a bipartisan bill that was filed in Congress on Wednesday. The legislation would also allow physicians at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to recommend medical cannabis to their patients. Rep. Greg Steube (R-FL) introduced the bill, which seeks […]Read More

Terrapin Care Station Job Fair Termed Resounding Success

From the left, Jerome Martinez of VetForce, Dorie Murty from JobFair, TCS founder Chris Woods Source: http://therecord-online.com/site/archives/40410 LOCK HAVEN – Clinton County’s newest employer, Terrapin Care Station, had its first public job fair Thursday and the Pine Creek Township-based company was elated with the results. The fair started at 1 p.m. at VFW Post 1630 and […]Read More

Terrapin Care Station job fair gets big response

Source: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/local-news/2018/02/terrapin-care-station-job-fair-gets-big-response/ At least 100 people waited patiently inside the VFW building in Lock Haven to be interviewed during a job fair event Thursday afternoon for Terrapin Care Station, a grower-producer of cannabis medical products in South Avis. The company placed a focus on veterans who were applying for a job. Terrapin Care Station owner Chris […]Read More

Marijuana facility looking to hire local veterans

by Brian Sheehan Thursday, February 22nd 2018 Source: http://fox56.com/news/local/marijuana-facility-looking-to-hire-local-veterans LOCK HAVEN, CLINTON COUNTY (WOLF-TV) — William White served in Afghanistan for nine months. When he returned, he says he had a hard time finding a job. “People kind of support the troops until they get home. I think people are afraid of P.T.S.D., and people that have […]Read More

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