On Veterans Day, many of America’s former soldiers find themselves without access to plant medicine that can treat many common illnesses, including PTSD. Congress has been silent despite cannabis legalization sweeping the nation. The percentage of military veterans facing challenges from PTSD is staggering — and research shows medical marijuana can provide relief to people struggling with the illness. However, the Department of Veterans Affairs remains intransigent on allowing veterans access to cannabis within its medical system, and legislators haven’t taken action to override those stubborn officials.

Cannabis Now, Cannabis Now, 11/11/2020 09:00:00

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