These Colorado Military Vets Are Suing Over Marijuana

Five PTSD patients from Colorado are suing the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment and the Colorado Board of Health for rejecting PTSD as a qualifying condition to use medical marijuana.

COLORADO:  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating mental ailment that affects people who have experienced serious traumatic events in their lives. It is typically found in people who have served in the military during wars, people who have been sexually abused, and people who have witnessed or experienced many other dreadful situations. People suffering from Read the full article…

Memorial Day 2015 And Medical Marijuana

Many combat veterans suffering from PTSD rely on cannabis to control their anger, nightmares and sometimes-violent rage.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Along with family picnics and public concerts, as a country we wear poppies and decorate the graves of the fallen on the last Monday in May to honor our soldiers who have died while serving in the military. It is a holiday to remember their great sacrifices to protect our country, our Read the full article…

Marijuana Research Projects Getting State Funding

Colorado was poised Wednesday to award more than $8 million for medical marijuana research, a step toward addressing complaints that little is known about pot’s medical potential.

COLORADO:  Colorado was poised Wednesday to award more than $8 million for medical marijuana research, a step toward addressing complaints that little is known about pot’s medical potential. The grants to be awarded by the state Board of Health would go to studies on whether marijuana helps treat epilepsy, brain tumors, Parkinson’s disease and post-traumatic Read the full article…

Maine PTSD Sufferers Qualify For Medical Marijuana

Under the law that went into effect Wednesday, PTSD joins cancer, glaucoma, hepatitis C and others on the list of conditions patients must have to qualify for medical marijuana use in Maine.

MAINE: A new state law allowing veterans and others suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder to be prescribed medical marijuana will help them live a normal life, advocates and veterans say.