H.R.5520 - VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1] (Introduced 04/16/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/18/2018 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 533. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5520 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/16/2018)
VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2018
This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct and support research on the efficacy and safety of certain forms of cannabis and cannabis delivery for veterans enrolled in the VA health care system diagnosed with conditions such as chronic pain or post-traumatic stress disorder.
Collected data shall be preserved in a manner that facilitates further research.