By Jessica Gelay

As we honor them for their service this Veterans Day, today is a good day to call for equal protection for the men and women who served this country.

Even though voters have approved adult use of marijuana in four states and the District of Columbia, veterans in 27 states without medical marijuana programs continue to assume unnecessary risks if they use marijuana. Veterans also are not protected for recreational use of marijuana in Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska or Washington DC.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is supposed to give veterans equal benefits no matter where they live in …read more