Monday, August 07, 2017 by Martin Mavis
The Health Ranger explains why it’s a total disgrace that Republicans just voted to BLOCK veterans’ access to cannabis medicine, a safe, natural alternative to dangerous and addictive prescription drugs (such as opioids).
Podcast Transcript: “So, House Republicans have now decided to block medical marijuana access for Veterans who are suffering from a number of different conditions. Of course, everything from chronic pain, depression, suicidal tendencies – sometimes from what they saw and how they’ve been treated by the government itself – and PTSD sometimes is diagnosed in these Veterans … There’s no other way to say it. The Republicans in Congress have just given a big “F You” to the Veterans, which is an absolute disgrace. These Veterans aren’t talking about wanting to become potheads and smoke up recreational marijuana day and night. They are talking about needing medical treatment for conditions that are very serious – and the pharmaceuticals just don’t work on most of those conditions. This is all another big sellout protection to the drug industry, Big Pharma, by the prostitutes in the Republican party – by the way they are not limited to the Republican party, Democrats are full of prostitutes too when it comes to Big Pharma … This is all about protecting the profits of Big Pharma at the expense of our Veterans. Our men and women in uniform who frankly deserve better. They deserve the best medical treatment. They deserve access to everything that works…” Listen to the full podcast below: