U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s claim that VA doctors ‘are censored’ from talking about pot misses plotPosted by On

Legalized marijuana is gaining momentum in Wisconsin and nationwide after the Nov. 6, 2018 election, but U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin says it remains off the menu for veterans.

Baldwin, who was elected to a second term, has said she is frustrated that marijuana remains a Schedule 1 drug under federal law, a category for drugs that have “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.”

Baldwin said veterans groups have told her they want the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to be allowed to research the medical benefits of marijuana and they want VA doctors to be able to talk about it.

“(Doctors) are gagged right now, if that’s the right word,” Baldwin said in a Sept. 14, 2018, interview on “Devil’s Advocates,” a Milwaukee-based liberal radio talk show….

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