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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Va Medical Marijuana May 19, 2016
Dina Titus, D-NV
"Mr. Speaker, today the House did do one good thing, and that was to take a major step forward with the historic passage of an amendment that removes the barriers for our Veterans Administration health professionals to discuss alternative treatments—specifically, medical marijuana—with their patients in States like Nevada, where it is legal."
Providing For Consideration Of S. 524, Comprehensive Addiction And Recovery Act Of 2016 May 13, 2016
Jared Polis, D-CO
"I, personally, offered a bipartisan amendment with Mr. Rohrabacher of California that would have required the Pain Management Task Force, created in H.R. 4641, to take into consideration the potential for marijuana to serve as an alternative to opioids for pain management."
Heroin And Opioids Damaging Communities May 12, 2016
Doug LaMalfa, R-CA
"Just last month, for example, Sacramento saw 10 people lose their lives in just 12 days from pills laced with fentanyl, a highly potent opioid, as well as in my own rural district, the continued push of heroin into the area especially as a higher value substitute for cartels as marijuana becomes more and more legal."
National Police Week: Blue Lives Matter May 12, 2016
Dave Reichert, R-WA
"Trooper Hanger died on August 6, 2015, while investigating a marijuana grow in a small town called Yakima, Washington. He was 47 years old. He had a wife, Lisa, and six children: Emily, Erin, Kailey, Erik, Kyle, and Kevin. Trooper Hanger served with the State Patrol for 17 years, all of which were spent in the State Patrol’s District 7, which includes Washington State’s Snohomish, Skagit, and Whatcom Counties. Early in his career, in 2000, Trooper Hanger received the Award of Merit from the State Patrol for assisting and saving the life of a suicidal person."
War On Drugs May 11, 2016
Earl Blumenauer, D-OR
"Instead of arresting or citing over 600,000 people for marijuana last year, which had zero overdose deaths and which a majority of Americans think should be legal, we should redouble our efforts to fight the abuse of opioid prescription painkillers and the epidemic of opioid deaths."

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