H.Res.590 - Calling on the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a clinical study assessing the effectiveness of treating chronic pain in veterans with cannabis in comparison to opioids.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46] (Introduced 10/26/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/26/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.590 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/26/2017)
Recognizes: (1) the urgency and importance of finding alternative successful treatments to opioids to address veterans' health care, and (2) that it is imperative to the health and safety of our veterans that a study be conducted on the medicinal applications of marijuana for treating wounds resulting from their service.
Calls on the Department of Veterans Affairs to conduct a clinical study and further research to evaluate the effects of cannabis in comparison to opioids in treating veterans' service-related health conditions.