Survey: More Than One In Five Military Vets Uses Cannabis Medicinally

Survey: More Than One In Five Military Vets Uses Cannabis Medicinally

INDIANA:  More than one in five military veterans engage in the use of cannabis for therapeutic purposes, according to nationwide survey data conducted on behalf of The American Legion. The Legion is the largest veterans’ advocacy organization in the United States. Twenty-two percent of respondents said they “use cannabis to treat a mental or physical condition.” Thirty-nine percent affirmed they Read the full article…

American Legion Supports Expanding Veterans Access To Medical Cannabis

American Legion Supports Expanding Veterans’ Access To Medical Cannabis

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The American Legion, the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, has adopted a resolution calling on federal officials to expand veterans’ access to medical marijuana. The resolution, passed last week at the Legion’s annual convention, urges the “United States government to permit V.A. medical providers to be able to discuss with veterans the use of Read the full article…

U.S. Military Veterans Rally To Kick Off Southeast Cannabis Conference & Expo

Southeast Cannabis Conference is June 9-11

FLORIDA: A special rally for U.S. military veterans will kick off the opening of the Southeast Cannabis Conference and Expo (SECC Expo) on June 10 at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard. Admission for active military and veterans is free and the expo runs through June 11. The SECC Expo along with sponsors FlavRx, EveRx, Buds Read the full article…

Dorothy Is Coming To The New Mexico State Fair

Dorothy is coming to New Mexico

NEW MEXICO: Dorothy, a three week old female  plant, will make a 10day appearance at the Ultra Health booth at the New Mexico State Fair September 8 through September 18. This will be the second time a cannabis plant has made an appearance at a state fair in the United States. Dorothy is an indica Read the full article…

Nonprofit Gives Free Marijuana To Oregon Veterans

'Grow for Vets'

OREGON: National nonprofit organization ‘Grow for Vets’ is raising money and support for veterans suffering from PTSD and other medical conditions, as well as handing out free marijuana. The organization hosted a free cannabis giveaway and rally at Refuge PDX in Portland on Saturday. Both Veterans and non-veterans received gift bags containing information about Grow for Read the full article…

Arizona 17 Months Later, Feds Still Stalling Pot Study

“The whole system is just an abomination,”

ARIZONA: After 17 months, Dr. Suzanne Sisley is about to get the marijuana she needs to start a federally approved clinical study into whether marijuana helps veterans with PTSD. She proposed this research five years ago and has been herding bureaucratic turtles ever since. She’ll do the study in Arizona even though none of the state’s universities wanted to work Read the full article…

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…

Complaint Filed Against Colorado To Allow Pot For PTSD Treatment

A complaint in Denver District Court has been filed against the Colorado Board of Health's decision in July not to add post-traumatic stress disorder to medical conditions that can be treated under the state's medical marijuana program.

COLORADO:  Several people on Wednesday filed a complaint in Denver District Court against the Colorado Board of Health‘s decision in July not to add post-traumatic stress disorder to medical conditions that can be treated under the state’s medical marijuana program. The complaint lists Curtis Bean, Larisa Bolivar, Stephen Otero, Matthew Kahl and Zach Phillips as Read the full article…

“Star Leaf” Screens August 22nd at Seattle’s Egyptian Theatre

Local filmmaker Richard Cranor penned, directed and plays a supporting role in a film that challenges traditional views of marijuana and PTSD

WASHINGTON: If stoner sci-fi is your cup of tea, a new independent film from Titan Sky Entertainment – Star Leaf   –  may be just what you seek.  Debuting Saturday, August 22nd at the Egyptian Theatre in Seattle Washington, and shot on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, this sci-fi thriller follows three friends who search for a forest of extra-terrestrial Read the full article…

Was Big Pharma Behind Colorado’s Rejection Of Medical Marijuana For PTSD?

Last week the Colorado Board of Health again rejected adding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to the list of conditions for which medical marijuana can be prescribed.

COLORADO:  Washington’s voters legalized recreational marijuana the same day that Colorado’s did, but so far that state has been far behind Colorado in creating the infrastructure for the new industry. Far behind in most ways, that is: Last week the Colorado Board of Health again rejected adding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to the list of conditions for which Read the full article…