What an FDA Pilot Study on Cannabis and PTSD could mean for Medical Marijuana

What an FDA Pilot Study on Cannabis and PTSD could mean for Medical Marijuana In December of 2017, M.A.P.S initiated a veteran volunteered placebo-controlled, triple-blind studies on the effects of marijuana flower on PTSD. Depending on the results of the study, which was funded by the State of Colorado, it…

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NY governor signs bill on Veterans Day to allow medical marijuana for PTSD

Published: Nov 13, 2017, 8:52 am • Updated: Nov 13, 2017, 8:52 am By The Associated Press NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Saturday to add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of ailments that can legally be treated with medical marijuana. The PTSD bill was…

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American Legion calls for ‘direct involvement’ from VA Secretary for federally-approved cannabis PTSD study

Published: Sep 21, 2017, 10:35 am • Updated: Sep 21, 2017, 10:45 am By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The American Legion is calling on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to clear roadblocks threatening completion of a groundbreaking clinical study on the use of medical marijuana to treat post-traumatic…

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Why Is Ecstasy Being Given Priority Over Cannabis For Vets With PTSD?

Why Is Ecstasy Being Given Priority Over Cannabis For Vets With PTSD? In more news on legalization and medicine, filed under the WTF category: we learn that an Arizona research project with the intention of providing more information on the therapeutic benefits of cannabis for vets is being pushed back…

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VA roadblock hinders study on cannabis as PTSD treatment for veterans, researcher says

Published: Aug 29, 2017, 7:44 am • Updated: Aug 29, 2017, 7:56 am By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The first controlled clinical trial of medical marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in U.S. military veterans is in jeopardy if the Phoenix Veterans Administration Health Care System doesn’t participate…

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After years of lobbying by veterans, Colorado adds PTSD as medical marijuana condition

Published: Jun 6, 2017, 8:45 am • Updated: Jun 6, 2017, 8:50 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Post-traumatic stress disorder is now a qualifying condition for doctor-recommended medical marijuana in Colorado. Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday signed Senate Bill 17 into law. The bill opens the doors for…

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