Sep 292012
 

uncle sam drug war labor day marijuanaVeterans Unite To Support Colorado Amendment 64

By Betty Aldworth, Campaign To Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol

You’d think the state of Colorado would support our veterans by giving them legal and safe access to medical marijuana in order to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Given how much they sacrifice for our country abroad, you’d think we’d do everything in our power to help them upon their return.

Unfortunately, we don’t. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) denied for the second time a petition to add PTSD to the list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana — so for now, it’s still illegal for a veteran to use marijuana to treat PTSD.

That’s why just yesterday a group of Colorado veterans launched Veterans for 64. Amendment 64 would allow veterans 21 and older to use marijuana to treat their condition without fear of arrest and prosecution — a crucial step toward ensuring their well-being.

Please watch a video with news coverage of the launch of Veterans for 64. And if you’re a veteran, please sign up to join Veterans for 64 today.

Once you’ve watched the video, be sure to use the tools on the page to share it widely with friends and family — or simply forward this email right now to people in your address book.

Have a great weekend, and thanks for doing your part to pass Amendment 64 and help our veterans get the care they need.

P.S. Now that it’s clear Colorado won’t change its laws any time soon to allow veterans to treat their PTSD with medical marijuana, it’s more important than ever that we pass Amendment 64. Please give us the strength we need to win on November 6 by chipping in toward our $50,000 goal, and your contribution will be matched dollar for dollar. Thanks again.

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  • j’s world

    I’m a disabled veteran from Kansas and this state is so behind the times it’s ridiculous. Not only is this state the worst for veterans out of all the 50 states for health care. This state refuses to move into the 21st to help it’s ppl. Man I wish I could move to a state that appreciates it’s veterans.

    • Jetdoc

      You CAN! Research, PLAN & DO IT!

  • Tyler

    I just moved to Colorado I am a 100% disabled Veteran looking to get involved in the industry my e-mail is tyler.bancroft7@gmail.com please e-mail me if you know of any opportunities.