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Georgia Lawmakers Approve PTSD, Intractable Pain as Qualifying Conditions

Georgia law gives Gov. Nathan Deal, a Republican in the last year of his final term, 40 days to decide whether to sign or veto legislation, or allow it to become law without his name.

Medical Marijuana Advocates Outraged Over Georgia PTSD Bill

Rep. David Clark, a Republican Army veteran who sponsored the bill, accused Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle of "playing politics" and stifling the proposal by calling for another study committee.

How the American Legion Became a Medical Cannabis Advocate

The American Legion isn't known for taking bold stands. But it's come out as a leader on medical cannabis—because military veterans are demanding it.

Veterans Are Key as Surge of States OK Cannabis for PTSD

28 states plus the District of Columbia now include PTSD in their medical marijuana programs, a tally that has more than doubled in the last two years.

New York Adds PTSD as Qualifying Condition for Medical Cannabis

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said potential beneficiaries include veterans as well as police officers and survivors of domestic violence, crime, and accidents.

This Soldier Is Celebrating Veterans Day With Family, Reflection, and a Big Coner

Cody Lindsay, aka The Wellness Soldier, is helping veterans understand how cannabis can improve their lives.

How War & Cannabis Created the Wellness Soldier

Combatting PTSD, veteran Cody Lindsay turned to cannabis and cooking. As the kitchen-mastering Wellness Soldier, he's helping millions of others help themselves.

‘This Industry Should Be Systematically Shut Down’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

Kevin Sabet and Jeff Sessions are (surprise) still anti-legalization, Roger Stone insists the president supports medical marijuana, David Crosby shares his worst cannabis purchase, and more.

The VA Can’t Provide Cannabis to Veterans With PTSD, so This Group Gives It Out for Free

Because the VA can't legally recommend medical marijuana to veterans, a group of California veterans is helping others heal from PTSD by providing them with free cannabis.

PTSD Patients Can Now Buy Minnesota’s Medical Marijuana

Tuesday brought the latest expansion of the state's medical marijuana program that launched in July 2015.

Fate of New York’s PTSD Bill Rests With Cuomo

A proposal that would add PTSD as a qualifying condition for New York’s medical marijuana program has received final approval from state lawmakers.

Colorado Governor Signs PTSD Cannabis Bill Into Law

After a hard-fought effort by veterans groups and patient advocates, Colorado has added post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying condition for medical cannabis.

Warrior Ethos: Colorado’s Battle to Allow Cannabis for PTSD

After an incident in an Army commissary, veteran Matthew Kahl is fighting to expand cannabis access to help others find relief from PTSD.

PTSD, Insomnia, and Cannabis: What’s the Evidence Say?

Research is showing what's been anecdotally known for years: Cannabis can help you fall asleep faster, and sleep better.

For Veterans With PTSD, Medical Marijuana Can Mean a Good Night’s Sleep

Ambien is often used during deployment. But what happens when soldiers return stateside and need to get off the med cycle?

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