Veterans and Cannabis in Hawaii

“I heard if you smoke weed your will lose all your veteran benefits.” “You smoke medical marijuana? Don’t let the V.A. find out or you’ll lose your disability!” These are two things I’ve heard from people when they find out I’m a veteran (honorably discharged war vet) and a medical cannabis patient. To be honest, these were my exact thoughts when I first got out of the military since cannabis is still federally illegal and the Veterans Affairs Department (V.A.) is a federal government entity. Yet there will always be a breaking point for a veteran that leads us to medical...

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