“My viewpoint on cannabis did a complete 180 after leaving the Marine Corps, where it was completely forbidden. For me the most significant impact was seeing the positive effect that it was having on so many of my colleagues.”
Cannabis is indeed medicine, and veterans deserve full legal access.
According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, more than 20% of the millions of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans will experience post-traumatic stress or depression. Treating every veteran’s mental and physical health needs is not something the VA is equipped to handle, especially when the treatment of choice for so many is federally illegal.
– Read the entire article at Willamette Week.