While we celebrate many victories for both cannabis and psychedelics in this week’s polls, our advocacy for patients in need must never fade. It is very important to remember that we suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, and many other conditions on a daily basis. Access is often restricted. Instead of allowing cannabis as a drug, they are prescribed a cocktail of prescription drugs that often lead to opioid abuse and suicide.
Veteran suicide statistics are staggering.according to stop soldier suicide Veterans are 57% more likely to commit suicide than those who did not serve in the military. Since 2001, more than 125,000 veterans have committed suicide, and in 2020 alone, he has killed more than 6,000 veterans.
When it comes to the cannabis industry, some companies have stepped up to offer assistance. in Oklahoma, mango cannabis Partner with local organizations Veteran X raise money for Help Veterans, Prevent Suicide By offering a discount for veterans and a discount for non-veterans who make a donation. Cannilux bud pledged to donate 5% of net profits to Veteran House Charity. Finally, Massachusetts-based Chill Medicate recently announced plans to honor veterans. Donate $1 for every item sold in November This goes to our partner organizations, the VFW Michigan Chapter and Fallen Heroes of Massachusetts.
No organization is better equipped to help veterans overcome the many battles they face after returning home from a mission than those working specifically to assist them. Many of these organizations are run by veterans who personally understand the struggle. These are just a few of the many great veteran cannabis organizations working to ensure veterans are properly supported.
Helmand Valley Growers Company It focuses on helping veterans “fight against everyday life.” one hundred percent According to the website, a portion of the company’s profits will go toward medical marijuana research for veterans and will continue to help end opioid abuse and promote medical marijuana as a treatment for veterans around the world. I am working hard.
Weed for Warriors Project It is a lifestyle brand that not only provides veterans access to safe cannabis, but also offers rehabilitation programs and commitments to community engagement. the group announced their intentions Contact Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer about where the state’s $40 million in cannabis tax revenue that was supposed to be used to fund clinical trials of FDA-approved medical cannabis has gone. Ask questions about the problems they discover.
heroic hearts project Provide support through veteran retreats that guide veterans on the use of therapeutic psychedelics such as ayahuasca, psilocybin, DMT, ketamine, and ibogaine. Veterans are supervised in a safe area and accompanied by a coach who guides them through the experience. The Heroic Hearts Project also advocates for psychedelic research and strives to educate others about the effectiveness of psychedelics. Hallucinogens as medicine.
At the time of its founding in 2020, Veterans Action Council ” was releasedgreen paper(a continuation of the seminal document of the same name released in 1993) discusses the problems of veterans accessing medical cannabis and what needs to change to better support the military. Recommended. Since then, the organization has continued to reach out to other lawmakers on behalf of veterans.
Founded by the United States Navy SEALs, veterans cannabis project Advocating for veterans’ access to medical cannabis, educating lawmakers on the benefits of the plant, and continuing to provide resources for veterans across the United States
Led by a former Marine Corps veteran, Veterans Alliance for Holistic Alternatives It strives to educate lawmakers to “empower ‘life change’ with cannabis” while promoting reform. In the past, the company’s leaders have spoken publicly to enact change in Louisiana on behalf of medical cannabis, partnered with the Scottsdale Institute, and presented the benefits of medical cannabis to the Panamanian government.
of veterans cannabis coalition An independent, self-funded organization working through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to end cannabis prohibition and advance medical cannabis research and treatment. The organization and its members are often seen engaging in policy changes and speaking at events to facilitate access and support for veterans.
veterans walk and talk is based in Southern California, but has chapters in Sacramento and Oklahoma. It uses exercise, as well as cannabis and hallucinogens, as tools to empower veterans on their path to health. It will be a safe space above.
Veterans Initiative 22 is committed to ensuring veterans receive support through the CARE program. Provide fair pricing for cannabis, raise awareness of tragic suicide rates, and help veterans find employment opportunities in the “cannabis, alternative medicine, and holistic wellness industries.”