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20 Oct

Cannabis Is Medicine

Patient Story: Michael McNamara Cannabis Is Medicine: By Michael McNamara My journey with cannabis did not begin in the same way as other people began their journey. I was 23 years old and a musician with a serious stomach injury, and a history of anxiety. I was having a tough time. That was in 1984. When a

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08 Oct

Retired Navy SEAL: Veterans deserve legal access to medical marijuana

Legal Access To Medical Marijuana For Veterans Let’s start with the facts. There are approximately 2.7 million American veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and according to the Department of Veterans Affairs, upward of 20% of these veterans experience post-traumatic stress or depression. Between 2000 and 2014, over 300,000 service members were diagnosed

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15 Sep

Arizona nurses pushing for expanded use of medical marijuana

Members of the Arizona Cannabis Nurses Association petitioned the Department of Health Services to add conditions to the list of what qualifies people to use the drug.  The previously voter-approved Arizona Medical Marijuana Act requires that the Department of Health Services consider these requests. If the members of the Arizona Cannabis Nurses Association win the

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15 Sep

Vietnam veteran denied prescriptions for testing positive for marijuana

As 65-year-old Vietnam veteran Gary Dixon has said,   I hurt, and I hurt from something I got fighting for my country. – Gary Dixon – Veteran   Exposed to Agent Orange and significant emotional trauma during his tour of duty in Vietnam, Dixon readily admits to smoking marijuana to combat the physical and emotional

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08 Sep

Five Minutes with Dr. Suzanne Sisley

An In-depth Interview With Dr. Sisley, A Researcher At That Forefront Of Studying PTSD And Medical Marijuana Five Minutes with Dr. Suzanne Sisley – On the frontline of the battle to treat PTSD with medical marijuana is Dr. Suzanne Sisley, bravely waging a war against the existing and inhumane policies in the name of veteran

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02 Aug

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a disorder characterized by severe emotional and physical reactions related to an earlier trauma. These can include episodes in which flashbacks, nightmares and anxiety impair the sufferer and

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10 Apr

Cannabis Compounds Used to Treat Pain, Disease, and Psychiatric Disorders

Listen to Professor Markus Leweke Talk About His Research Using Cannabinoids To Treat Neuropsychiatric Disorders Cannabis Compounds Used to Treat Pain, Disease, and Psychiatric Disorders YouTube Description: Prof. Markus Leweke is a medical doctor at the Central Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim, Germany, he’s conducting research on pharmacological treatments for neuropsychiatric disorders, with a focus

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08 Apr

Vets With PTSD Smoke Pot for the First Time

Researchers Testing Medical Marijuana On Veterans for PTSD Symptom Relief The Government Is Going to Let Vets With PTSD Smoke Pot for the First Time – The federal government has given the green light to researchers who are ready to begin testing marijuana as a treatment for war veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, as first reported by Military.com.

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