Complaint Filed Against Colorado To Allow Pot For PTSD Treatment

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…

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

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…

Pot For PTSD? Colorado Reconsiders Medical Marijuana Rule

COLORADO:  The Colorado Board of Health is considering adding post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of ailments eligible for treatment with medical marijuana. If approved in a vote Wednesday, Colorado would become the 10th state to make PTSD a qualifying condition for medical pot. In addition, it would be the first condition added to Colorado’s registry since voters approved Read the full article…

Colorado May Fund Research Into Medical Marijuana, Another First

COLORADO:  Colorado may become the first state to fund research into the medical benefits of marijuana, if the state legislature approves a $7 million request to study how pot can affect everything from post traumatic stress disorder to epilepsy in children. Marijuana advocates have long complained that most evidence of the plant’s therapeutic benefits is Read the full article…