Summary: H.Res.590 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.Res.590. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

Shown Here:
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.