The DEA has just recently signed off on the first-ever study allowed to buy and use raw cannabis in a clinic trial to potentially aid veterans who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This is the first time a government agency has stepped in and willingly said they will do an experiment to see the efficacy of medical marijuana for veterans with PTSD. Many veterans use medical marijuana to cope with depression and anxiety after returning home from combat. Currently, not all states that have medical marijuana laws list PTSD as a qualifying condition which is defintely surprising. This month doctors will enroll 76 veterans in the study, which could take up to 2 years to complete, at clinics located in Phoenix and Baltimore.
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