Federal - HR 712

VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2019

Introduced

January 23, 2019

Description

A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a clinical trial of the effects of cannabis on certain health outcomes of adults with chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder, and for other purposes.

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Support

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 69

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  • July 10, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Eshoo, (D-Calif.)
  • July 9, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Meng, (D-N.Y.)
  • June 27, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    DelBene, (D-Wash.)King, P. (R-N.Y.)
  • June 20, 2019 — Full committee hearing held by the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.

  • June 11, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Meeks, (D-N.Y.)
  • June 5, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Raskin, (D-Md.)
  • May 28, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Garcia, (D-Ill.)Omar, (D-Minn.)
  • May 8, 2019Consideration and markup deferred by the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.

  • May 7, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Cardenas, (D-Calif.)Ruiz, (D-Calif.)
  • April 18, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Hayes, (D-Conn.)
  • April 12, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Kennedy, Joseph P. (D-Mass.)Lujan, B.R. (D-N.M.)
  • April 8, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Crow, (D-Colo.)Rouda, (D-Calif.)
  • April 3, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Heck, (D-Wash.)Moulton, (D-Mass.)Rice, K. (D-N.Y.)
  • April 1, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Kim, (D-N.J.)
  • March 25, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Haaland, (D-N.M.)Maloney, S.P. (D-N.Y.)
  • March 14, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Hill, (D-Calif.)Lamb, (D-Pa.)
  • March 7, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Hastings, (D-Fla.)Kuster, (D-N.H.)Smith, Adam (D-Wash.)
    Horsford, (D-Nev.)Rush, (D-Ill.)
  • Feb. 28, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Cisneros, (D-Calif.)Rose, (D-N.Y.)
    Gabbard, (D-Hawaii)Yarmuth, (D-Ky.)
  • Feb. 15, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Crist, (D-Fla.)Panetta, (D-Calif.)
    Dean, (D-Pa.)Perlmutter, (D-Colo.)
  • Feb. 13, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Brindisi, (D-N.Y.)Waltz, (R-Fla.)Welch, (D-Vt.)
  • Feb. 6, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Espaillat, (D-N.Y.)Quigley, (D-Ill.)Watson Coleman, (D-N.J.)
    Luria, (D-Va.)Soto, (D-Fla.)
  • Jan. 29, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    DeGette, (D-Colo.)Johnson, H. (D-Ga.)Pingree, (D-Maine)
    Gallego, (D-Ariz.)Lofgren, (D-Calif.)Swalwell, (D-Calif.)
    Himes, (D-Conn.)Peters, S. (D-Calif.)
  • Jan. 25, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 16

    Blumenauer, (D-Ore.)Grijalva, (D-Ariz.)Schakowsky, (D-Ill.)
    Brownley, (D-Calif.)Jones, (R-N.C.)Takano, (D-Calif.)
    Carbajal, (D-Calif.)Khanna, (D-Calif.)Titus, (D-Nev.)
    Cohen, (D-Tenn.)Lee, B. (D-Calif.)Young, Don (R-Alaska)
    DeFazio, (D-Ore.)Norton, (D-D.C.)
    Gaetz, (R-Fla.)Pocan, (D-Wis.)
  • Jan. 23, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 1

    Higgins, C. (R-La.)
  • Jan. 23, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: House Veterans' Affairs.Congressional Record p. H1170