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Congress Warming To Idea Of Medical Marijuana For Veterans

DENVER (AP) — Congress is showing an increasing willingness to let VA doctors talk to veterans about medical marijuana in states where it’s legal, although final approval is far from certain. 126 more words

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Congressional Panel Holds Denver Hearing On VA Health Care

DENVER (AP) — A congressional subcommittee is holding a hearing in Denver to take testimony on VA hospitals and on prescription drugs for veterans.

The House Veterans Affairs subcommittee on oversight and investigations is scheduled to hear from three Colorado-based VA officials at the state Capitol Friday. 80 more words

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Injured Veteran Lobbies For VA To Pay For IVF

By Kathy Walsh

Editor’s note: Photos from the visit were added to the bottom of this story on Tuesday.

DENVER (CBS4) – A paralyzed veteran and his fiancé will be in Washington, D.C. 473 more words

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Rep. Coffman: VA Hospital On Track To Stay Within New Budget

DENVER (AP) – U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman says a VA hospital under construction in Aurora is on schedule and on track to come in within its current budget of $1.7 billion. 123 more words

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VA: No Further Staff Punishment For Aurora Hospital Overruns

DENVER (AP) – The Veterans Affairs Department has no plans to punish any other employees over massive cost overruns at a VA medical center under construction in Aurora… 353 more words

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VA: No Further Staff Punishment For Denver Hospital Overruns

DENVER (AP) — The Veterans Affairs Department has no plans to punish any other employees over massive cost overruns at a VA medical center under construction outside Denver, the agency said Tuesday. 349 more words

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Congressional Hearing Led By Rep. Coffman Examines Vets' Pain Management

(AP) — Veterans Administration officials from New Hampshire and Vermont say the VA is making progress in reducing opioid use among their patients, but members of Congress studying the issue say they remain concerned that successful approaches aren’t being widely shared. 101 more words

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