Medical Cannabis and PTSD: The Only Genuine Alternative?

By | July 20th, 2015|Categories: PTSD|

Medical Cannabis and PTSD: The Only Genuine Alternative? The Colorado Springs Gazette published this article in 2014: Free Cannabis Giveaway[ref]Article in THE COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE Sept. 28, 2014 by Stephen Hobbs[/ref] About 1,000 show up in Colorado Springs for veterans’ marijuana giveaway. A free cannabis giveaway at a Colorado Springs hotel Saturday attracted about a [...]

PTSD and Cannabis Study is Finally Approved

By | July 20th, 2015|Categories: PTSD|

PTSD and Cannabis Study is Finally Approved  Veterans suffering from PTSD finally have something to look forward to; at least as far as medical marijuana is concerned. A year ago, federal government approved the funding for a study that would look into the effects of medical marijuana on veteran patients suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder [...]

Study Will Open the Door to Treating PTSD With Medical Marijuana

By | July 8th, 2015|Categories: PTSD|

Images of horror flash through the mind of Matt Stys like a slideshow. Bloodied bodies of the injured and corpses of dead soldiers, the inability to differentiate between bomb-wielding extremists and civilians. As an officer running an entry control point in Iraq, Stys has seen it all. Like Vietnam, the bravery of the armed forces [...]

U.S Army Veteran Faces Life in Prison for using Medical Cannabis

By | July 2nd, 2015|Categories: PTSD|

A U.S Army veteran is facing life in prison after using medical cannabis to combat his severe Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Kristoffer Lewandowski of Oklahoma has served 3 tours with in Afghanistan and Iraq with the US Marine Corps and was honourably and medically discharged in early 2014. After being prescribed 13 different medications by [...]