FILE - In this May 5, 2015, file photo, a marijuana plant grows at a Minnesota Medical Solutions greenhouse in Otsego, Minn. A southeastern Illinois company says it has started growing medical marijuana and may be the first in the state to do so. Officials at Ataraxia in the Edwards County city of Albion, Ill., said Monday, July 13, 2015 that they received state authorization July 10, and have started cultivating the genetic strains that will be the basis of their products. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP)

American Legion pushes medical marijuana research for veterans

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With veteran suicide rates, addictions and drug abuse as a result of opioid prescriptions, The American Legion, Department of Indiana, announced their support for medical marijuana research and plans to urge the state legislature to approve exploration into alternative treatments.

Ohio Governor John Kasich (AP Photo/Kim Raff)

Kasich to attend inauguration, meetings with senators

Kasich office says the Republican governor will meet with GOP Sen. John McCain, of Arizona, to discuss national security issues on Thursday and then join two private, round-table discussions with members of Senate committees.