Topic: July 16, 2020

Troops Who Previously Used Marijuana Get Second Chance Under New Provision

Troops who previously used pot get second chance under new provision

A House committee approved an amendment that would allow military service members to reenlist despite previous cannabis use. The military makes no confusion about its views on marijuana. Despite widespread legalization and rising positive marijuana drug tests for Army soldiers, military service members who confess to consuming cannabis just once are barred from reenlisting under current law. But late last Thursday the House Armed Services Committee approved an amendment to its $740.5 billion defense policy bill that could grant a second chance to those troops. Rep. Ruben Gallego submitted a proposal alongside the bill that would create a one-time reenlistment

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