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Federal prohibition is preventing research into medical cannabis for Veterans, forcing them to turn to opioids

Federal prohibition is preventing research into medical cannabis for Veterans, forcing them to turn to opioids

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 13, 2019

Since 2001, over 2.7 million male and female veterans have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. Data from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) claims that 20 percent of veterans are likely to return from combat zones with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The Veterans Administration published...

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