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November 8, 2017

Veterans Groups Push for Medical Marijuana to Treat PTSD

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The New York Times – Among critics of the federal prohibition of marijuana - a diverse and bipartisan group that includes both criminal justice reform advocates and Big Alcohol - the American Legion and its allies stand out.

For more than a year, the stalwart veterans group has been working to reframe the debate as a question of not only moral and economic imperatives, but also patriotic ones, arguing that access to medical marijuana could ease the suffering and reduce suicidal rates among soldiers who return from the horrors of war.

Read more at The New York Times.

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