Grow for Vets USA Helps Veterans Replace Opiates With Medical Cannabis
LAS VEGAS, July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Grow For Vets USA,™ a national tax-exempt organization that has given away more than $1.4 million of free medical cannabis products to Veterans of the United States Armed Forces, today announced plans to host one of their signatures free medical cannabis giveaway events for Veterans, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
According to Grow for Vets USA™ founder and U.S. Army Veteran, Roger Martin, Veterans attending this event will receive a free cannabis ‘Go Bag’ containing a variety of donated cannabis and hemp oil-based products.
All cannabis products originating from private donors have been tested and certified safe by DB Labs of Las Vegas. Martin noted that “DB Labs is our Official Nevada Testing Lab. They are Nevada’s best testing lab and they ensure that the cannabis products we give Veterans are safe. Other sponsors playing a key role in this event include Las Vegas’ own dr.dabber and Elevate Nevada. National brands including O.penVAPE, Urban Ag, Boveda, Incredibles, Bee-Nails, along with Official Media Partner mg Magazine, have been instrumental in putting on this event.”
When asked why to Grow for Vets provides Veterans with free medical cannabis, Martin said, “More than one million Veterans are presently at risk of dying from an opiate overdose.”
Martin further noted that in 2016, “More American heroes died from prescription drug overdose and suicide than all military personnel killed in combat in every year combined, since the end of the Vietnam War more than 40 years ago.”
Event Date and Time: July 29, 2017 • 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Event Location: The Fortune Hotel & Suites • 325 East Flamingo Road, Las Vegas
RSVP Required: http://growforvets.org/events/#!event-list
RSVP Deadline: Thursday, July 27, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. PDT
Cost: FREE to all Veterans and up to 2 guests
Please note that this event is open to Grow for Vets members only. Veterans wishing to join Grow for Vets can do so online at www.GrowForVets.org. Membership is free.
About Grow for Vets USA
Grow for Vets USA has given away more than $1.4 million dollars in medical cannabis products to American heroes. The mission of Grow for Vets USA is to help save the staggering number of Veterans who die each day from suicide and prescription drug overdose. We provide Veterans with the knowledge and resources necessary to obtain and/or grow their own cannabis medicine. We are working to raise awareness by enlisting the public’s aid and support in ensuring that all wounded, injured, and ill Veterans receive the respect and dignity of life that they deserve. Our purpose is to provide Veterans with unique products, programs, and services designed to assist them in living with injuries sustained while protecting our freedom. Grow for Vets USA is a national, nonpartisan, tax-exempt organization headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. To get involved or to learn more, please visit www.GrowForVets.org.
Grow for Vets USA’s medical cannabis related activities are conducted only within jurisdictions allowing such activities. All cannabis and cannabis related products distributed by Grow for Vets USA are grown and manufactured within the state in which they are distributed. Grow for Vets USA is a 501(c)(19) tax-exempt, nonprofit organization.
SOURCE Grow for Vets USA