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Medical Marijuana News: Veterans With PTSD Could Benefit From Legal Weed, Researchers Claim

Marijuana may be a solution for veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder.

A new study from the state of Colorado has been tasked with researching whether weed is an acceptable treatment for PTSD, Stars and Stripes reported Monday. With $2.15 million from the state of Colorado, researchers from the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Colorado, Johns Hopkins University and the Scottsdale Research Institute will conduct a two-phase experiment with participants on marijuana and PTSD.  The research team is expected to begin recruiting veterans for the study in September and will run for about two years, adding two participants per month.

To read the full article on the International Business Times website – CLICK HERE

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