COSPONSOR The Veterans Affairs Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2018

While data is limited, the American Legion, a congressionally-chartered Veteran Service Organization, conducted a

survey in October 2017 on a portion of its approximately 2.2 million veteran members and found that 92% of all respondents support medical research regarding medicinal cannabis and 82% of all respondents support legalizing medicinal cannabis. The survey
also found that “22 percent of veterans are currently using cannabis to treat a medical condition.” Therefore, it is clear that medical research into the safety and efficacy of cannabis usage for medical purposes is timely, necessary, and widely supported
by the veteran community.

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CBRC Briefing TODAY: What Role Does Science Have in Solving the Opioid Crisis

We want to draw your attention to an invitation you should have already received from the Coalition for the Life Sciences (CLS). On
Wednesday, April 11th at 12:00 noon, CLS cordially invites you to attend a briefing entitled
What Role Does Science Have in Solving the Opioid Crisis in the
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043. The distinguished speaker will be
Peter W. Kalivas, PhD, from the Medical University of South Carolina.

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Join Me in Protecting Our Personal Information

We have all heard the recent news about data breaches at several large corporations.  Our personal information is no longer safe.  In the past week, consumer information has been breached by several companies: Best Buy, Delta Air Lines, Lord & Taylor, Orbitz,
Panera, Saks Fifth Avenue, Sears, and Under Armour, just to name a few.  The time for strong, national data privacy and data protection rules is now and we must put them in place before further damage is done.

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Join Me in Protecting Our Personal Information

We have all heard the recent news about data breaches at several large corporations.  Our personal information is no longer safe.  In the past week, consumer information has been breached by several companies: Best Buy, Delta Air Lines, Lord & Taylor, Orbitz,
Panera, Saks Fifth Avenue, Sears, and Under Armour, just to name a few.  The time for strong, national data privacy and data protection rules is now and we must put them in place before further damage is done.

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