ptsd

  1. SgtBrix

    Greetings everyone!

    Howdy everyone, hope you are doing fantastic and thank you for reading this. Names Brix, id say im a relatively new grower. I do have some experience but i definitely need to learn alot more! Witch im incredibly excited about. Cannabis is my passion and i want to learn about it as much as I...
  2. M

    How’s it going people!

    Hello you all I am new to the whole growing and also using MMJ, I use mmj for medicinal purposes but where I currently reside the laws have not been in my favor to approve even for medicinal purposes which would help a lot but that is a dream deferred because I do not see that happening any time...
  3. 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...
  4. Ron Strider

    NY: Veterans Are Pivotal As States OK Medical Pot For PTSD

    It was a telling setting for a decision on whether post-traumatic stress disorder patients could use medical marijuana. Against the backdrop of the nation's largest Veterans Day parade, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in November he would sign legislation making New York the latest in...
  5. Ron Strider

    AZ: Marijuana May Hold Promise In Treating Veterans With PTSD

    His nightmares had gotten so bad, Marine Corps veteran Roberto Pickering was drinking himself to death. "When I got back from Iraq, I felt like an eggshell, and a basket case," he said. "And I was just doing all this self-destructive behavior that I could think of to not feel anything at...
  6. Ron Strider

    Are Vets Helping Medical Marijuana Issue

    You shouldn't underestimate the importance of the American veteran in the debate over how to treat chronic pain. Our vets–many of whom are suffering from chronic pain–are easily the most sympathetic subset of chronic pain patients. And the vets are driving an important issue–that medical...
  7. Ron Strider

    Veterans Are Key As Surge Of States, Including NY, OK Medical Marijuana For PTSD

    It was a telling setting for a decision on whether post-traumatic stress disorder patients could use medical marijuana. Against the backdrop of the nation's largest Veterans Day parade, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this month he'd sign legislation making New York the latest in a...
  8. Ron Strider

    New York, VA At Odds Over Medical Marijuana For Veterans With PTSD

    Even though New York has legalized medical marijuana for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs won't help them get the drug. That's because the department, which operates the nation's VA hospitals, follows federal law which still...
  9. Ron Strider

    Veterans In New York Can Now Get Medical Marijuana To Treat PTSD

    Veterans and other people who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder can now obtain medical marijuana as treatment. Gov. Andrew Cuomo Saturday signed a bill allowing people with PTSD to obtain medical marijuana with a doctor's authorization. The bill, which goes into effect...
  10. Ron Strider

    NY: On Veterans Day, Cuomo OKs Medical Marijuana For PTSD

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday that he will sign legislation adding post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of eligible conditions in the state's medical marijuana program. "Many of our veterans are suffering from PTSD and the medical community has determined that (medical...
  11. Ron Strider

    Advocates Plan Outreach, Education For Marijuana PTSD Treatment

    In June, a bill was signed into state law that added post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to the list of conditions that qualify a patient for medical marijuana in Colorado. It was the first time a condition had been added since Amendment 20, which established our medical marijuana system...
  12. intuitional

    Introduction

    Hello everyone, I'm new to the site. I started growing a few years ago. Lost my marriage because she didn't understand how cannabis could be beneficial to PTSD. She could only accept it for cancer and maybe glaucoma but I'm thinking it may have been a way out of the relationship due to my own...
  13. Ron Strider

    NH: New Medical Marijuana Law Expands Access For PTSD Patients

    Heather Marie Brown has been waiting for years for Aug. 27, 2017, to arrive. That's the day when she will finally be able to treat her PTSD with the drug of her choice — without breaking the law. On Aug. 27, House Bill 160, which adds PTSD to the list of qualifying conditions for...
  14. Ron Strider

    Minnesota's Medical Marijuana Clinics Open Doors To PTSD Patients

    Marine Corps veteran Ed Erdos tried medical marijuana to ease his pain, and found that it also eased his mind. He enrolled with the Health Department's Office of Medical Cannabis last year in search of relief from the pain and muscle spasms caused by injuries he suffered in a helicopter...
  15. Ron Strider

    Minnesota Medical Cannabis Program To Include PTSD

    Minnesotans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder will be eligible to try medical cannabis starting Aug. 1. To receive the drug through the program, patients need to visit a health care professional who must then certify to the Minnesota Department of Health that the patients suffer...
  16. Ron Strider

    Veterans To Cuomo: Allow Medical Marijuana For PTSD

    Veterans groups are pressing Gov. Andrew Cuomo to allow those with post-traumatic stress disorder to use medical marijuana, urging him to sign a bill that will soon head to his desk. The state Senate voted late last month to add PTSD to the list of illnesses and ailments eligible for the...
  17. Ron Strider

    PTSD Still Not Added To NY's Medical Marijuana Program

    The legislative session in Albany officially ended last week and medical marijuana advocacy groups are wondering where one of the laws that was passed stands. The bill would add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of conditions allowed to be treated with medical marijuana. That bill...
  18. Ron Strider

    After Years-Long Fight, Colorado Approves Medical Marijuana Treatment For PTSD

    Coloradans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will now be able to treat their conditions with doctor-approved medical marijuana, bringing a close to a years-long fight. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill 17 Monday, which will allow physicians, after consultation and a medical...
  19. Ron Strider

    NY: Marijuana May Soon Be A Legal Treatment For Sufferers Of PTSD

    The state assembly, controlled by a Democratic majority, overwhelmingly voted to approve a bill Tuesday, adding PTSD to the list of qualifying conditions for treatment through the New York medical marijuana program. The legislation will move to the state Senate where it will face a Republican...
  20. Ron Strider

    A Veteran Returned Home With PTSD And Pain, So He Became A Medical Marijuana Patient

    Leo Bridgewater found relief using medical marijuana. He says all veterans should have access to it. Leo Bridgewater is a 42-year-old father of two, a veteran who served three tours of duty in the Army and a former Defense Department contractor who worked as a specialist in microwave and...