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Amy McGrath on Drugs

 

 


Will work for real investments in tackling opioid crisis

Our friends, family and community members are dying at alarming rates across the nation from the opioid crisis. Lawmakers need to start being honest about investments that will be needed to tackle this drug crisis in areas of research, prevention, treatment, and recovery. Experts believe we need to invest at least $45 billion over 10 years to actually improve outcomes. I will work to make sure Congress starts making real investments at the federal and state level to end this crisis.
Source: 2020 Kentucky Senate campaign website AmyMcGrath.com , Jun 30, 2020

For medical cannabis; research full legalization

Many veterans suffering from chronic pain and PTSD report improved health outcomes from medical cannabis. I stand with the American Legion in calling for the removal of cannabis as a Schedule 1 drug and permit its use to treat ailments that veterans, and others, face. It may also alleviate dependence on opioids for pain relief and that alone is a meaningful reason to consider moving in that direction. Our government should permit research on the issue of full legalization.
Source: 2020 Kentucky Senate campaign website AmyMcGrath.com , Jun 30, 2020

Medical marijuana can help PTSD and addiction

Many veterans suffering from chronic pain and PTSD report improved healthcare outcomes from medical cannabis and I'm˙proud to stand with the American Legion˙in calling for the removal of cannabis as a Schedule 1 drug and permit its use to treat ailments that veterans, and others, face. It may also alleviate some of the dependence on opioids for pain relief and that, alone, is a meaningful reason to consider moving in that direction.
Source: 2018 KY-6 House campaign website AmyMcgrathForCongress.com , Jul 4, 2018

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