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  1. Ron Strider

    New Policy Lets V.A. Docs Talk To Veterans About Medical Marijuana Use

    Under new Department of Veterans Affairs guidelines, doctors still cannot prescribe medical marijuana, but it looks as though they can stop pretending that it doesn't actually help patients. Veterans have been turning to marijuana as a treatment for pain and for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder...
  2. Ron Strider

    Make Pot Legal For Veterans With Traumatic Brain Injury

    The explosion that wounded me during a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan in 2010 left me with a traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress. In 2012 I was medically retired from the Marine Corps because of debilitating migraines, vertigo and crippling depression. After a nine-year career, I...