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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.

How Veterans Are Leading the Fight for Cannabis Reform

Cannabis is saving the lives of veterans, and they're using their battle-hardened skills to ensure their brothers and sisters gain full legal access to medical cannabis.

‘Human Rights? Lay Off, That Is None of Your Business’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

Philippines President Duterte dismisses those pesky human rights violations, a 12-year old girl/badass sues Jeff Sessions, a former wrestler verbally bodyslams some nosy cops, and more.

Blumenauer Calls for Cannabis Research to Combat Opioid Crisis

Rep. Earl Blumenauer took the floor during a Committee hearing to make an impassioned plea for medical cannabis research.

After Service, These Veterans Are Finding New Careers—in Cannabis

In a warehouse outside Downtown Los Angeles, a group of military veterans are cultivating a new set of skills and transforming their careers.

House Committee Blocks Move to Allow VA Doctors to Recommend Medical Marijuana

The House Rules Committee blocked Rep. Earl Blumenauer’s (D-OR) budget amendment yesterday to allow VA doctors to recommend medical marijuana to veterans.

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.

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?

Dustup Over NIDA-Grown Ditch Weed Leads Johns Hopkins to Ditch PTSD Study

The prestigious research university was all behind the PTSD study. Then NIDA's crappy 'research grade' cannabis arrived.

American Legion Urges Trump Team to Reschedule Cannabis

American Legion, the country's largest nonprofit military veterans group, urged President-elect Trump to reschedule cannabis to benefit the nation's soldiers.

Veterans Day VIP Event

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a telling setting for a decision on whether post-traumatic stress disorder patients could use medical marijuana. Against the backdrop…

Veterans Day: Texas Vets Fight for Medical Cannabis Legalization

David Bass and a legion of military veterans are fighting to legalize medical cannabis in Texas. You'll see their work on the Capitol grounds in Austin this weekend.

We Should Be Talking About Season 3 of ‘You’re the Worst’

The FXX dramedy shines a spotlight on a U.S. veteran's struggle to get help for his PTSD before he discovers the powerful impact medical marijuana has on him.

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