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Growing Number of Veterans Treat PTSD with Marijuana

NCAAD (3/29) – An increasing number of veterans are treating their post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with marijuana, according to the Associated Press. Marijuana is not approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Research on marijuana’s effect on PTSD is contradictory and limited, the article notes. Some studies indicate marijuana may help people manage symptoms of PTSD in the short term, while one study suggested it may worsen symptoms. Read more

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