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  1. Ron Strider

    As Vets Demand Cannabis For PTSD, Science Races To Unlock Its Secrets

    Elvis Alonzo began smoking cannabis as a last resort. Three years as a Marine Corps officer and 13 years with the Glendale Police Department in Arizona–where he was exposed to murders, suicides and people dying in his arms–had left him emotionally crippled. Toward the end of his police service...
  2. Ron Strider

    Only One-Third Of Marijuana Extracts Accurately Labeled, Researchers Say

    Medical marijuana is now legal in 29 states and the District of Columbia. But the law is not quite as black and white regarding marijuana extracts such as cannabidiol. CBD is one of the active ingredients in cannabis, increasingly thought to offer wide-ranging health benefits, with few side...
  3. R

    For First Time, Medical Marijuana To Be Studied As Treatment For Veterans' PTSD

    A groundbreaking trial funded by Colorado soon will shed light on the use of medical marijuana by veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. For the first time, the Drug Enforcement Agency has given the green light to a controlled, clinical trial of medical marijuana for veterans...