Support Veterans by Backing Medical Marijuana

Therapeutic cannabis bills will come before the Texas Legislature in 2015. Tired of being branded as criminals for their use of a plant that brings relief from physical and psychological injuries suffered in service of their country, veterans are mobilizing to support those bills. "Consider these bills and, if you find they have merit, contact your representatives to tell them that," writes Drug Policy Program director William Martin in a recent op-ed.  "We owe our soldiers every effective tool available to help them regain the lives they had prior to their service. It is the right thing to do and their cause is just."

Read the full article in the Nov. 7, 2014, Houston Chronicle.