PTSD and Suicide: Veterans Know Cannabis Could Help . Mychol Robirds and Jose Belen are US military veterans and advocates for cannabis. They know personally, the toll PTSD can take on a veteran and they’re willing to share their personal struggles with PTSD and thoughts of suicide, in order to educate others about the benefits of cannabis.
Cannabis and PTSD. One solution that might help veterans deal more effectively with PTSD is cannabis. Veterans have a hard time getting access to the plant: the VA is a federal agency and therefore must follow federal laws. This means VA doctors cannot recommend or prescribe medical marijuana.
Veterans facing PTSD suffer physical and emotional pain that often leads to taking numerous medications to cope with their symptoms. As many as 22 veterans commit suicide each day. A bill placed before the Utah legislature might help change all that by clearing the way for vets with PTSD to use medical marijuana as a treatment.
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In April 2016, the Drug Enforcement Administration approved the first-ever controlled clinical trial to study the effectiveness of cannabis as a treatment for PTSD in military veterans, and in May, Congress voted to lift a federal ban that has prevented veterans’ access to medical marijuana through the VA in states that allow it.
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VA providers can and do discuss marijuana use with Veterans as part of comprehensive care planning, and adjust treatment plans as necessary. Some things Veteran need to know about marijuana and the VA: Veterans will not be denied VA benefits because of marijuana use. Veterans are encouraged to discuss marijuana use with their VA providers.
In recent years, there have been significantly more US veteran and military deaths by suicide than in combat. HOPE FOR VETERANS. Mike Whiter’s life today is very different than it was a few years ago. After learning about medical marijuana and PTSD on the Discovery Channel, Whiter believed it might help him.
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Medical marijuana isn’t approved for post-traumatic stress disorder in all states that have medical marijuana laws, but it does qualify in a number of states. Contact MarijuanaDoctors.com to learn more, to search for a doctor in your area and to see if PTSD qualifies for medical cannabis in your state .
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