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Studies have shown how it can help PTSD.
Senate committee votes in favor of having better access to cannabis in legal states.
With more innovations and research proving the benefits of medical cannabis for PTS, the time will come that the Veterans Health Administration will have the ability to prescribe it to veterans.
VA doctors are currently barred by federal law from prescribing or even making consultations about medical cannabis. One doctor offers his advice for veterans who are considering medical marijuana cards.
Though PTSD is a qualifying condition for medical marijuana in 30 state, federal law denies it to veterans who rely on the Veterans Administration for treatment.
About 60 percent of vets returning from Iraq and Afghanistan return home with chronic pain to a medical system that only gives them opioids.
Congress seems to be ever so slowly coming around to popular opinion on the merits of medical pot.