Tuesday, December 29, 2009

10 Reasons the U.S. Military Should (Officially) Use Pot

 Medical marijuana may have a host of advantages over other treatments for traumatized vets, but the VA won't even study its efficacy.

 Excerpt from AlterNet:

Me and the rest of my veterans' group talk about it all the time," he says. "Most of them also medicate with marijuana. If you asked any of us what, out of everything, was most effective in PTSD treatment, we would tell you marijuana." But the VA is a federal agency, so even in the 13 states where doctors are at liberty to suggest that patients try marijuana, they are prohibited from dispensing it.” 

Read more here.

1 comment:

Tom Sebourn said...

I can see why they don't want soldiers in the field using it. Being on edge can keep you alive in many situations.

Once back home, that's another story. The feds need to get with the science and the times.

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