[Canniseur: This is a good thing for vets who need jobs and can get jobs in the cannabis industry. If congress (this is the House and not the Senate) can approve something so easily, why can’t we either remove cannabis from Schedule 1, or simply legalize cannabis? With this votes as an indicator, legalization has got to be coming soon.]
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved an amendment aimed at ending a current Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) policy that denies home loan applications to military veterans because they work in the marijuana industry.
The measure, authored by Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA), was approved in a voice vote as part of a bloc including 33 other amendments.
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