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Veterans Affairs looking for veterans to test medical cannabis as treatment for PTSD | Belleville News-Democrat

If you want to get paid to smoke pot, you might want to talk to the VA

BY MIKE FITZGERALD mfitzgerald@bnd.com

Are you a military veteran? Do you have post-traumatic stress disorder? Do you enjoy smoking cannabis?If you can answer yes to all three questions, then you might want to talk to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, according to Military Times. Mike Fitzgerald

Source: Veterans Affairs looking for veterans to test medical cannabis as treatment for PTSD | Belleville News-Democrat


From War To Plow: Why USDA Wants Veterans To Take Up Farming : The Salt : NPR

Sara Creech has grown dependent on farming. She started out planting an orchard of fruit trees: apples, peaches, cherries and pears. She added berry bushes and rows of vegetables.And then she bought her first chickens.

via From War To Plow: Why USDA Wants Veterans To Take Up Farming : The Salt : NPR.


Vets rally in Phoenix for terminated UA researcher

Veterans who support research into the use of marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder came together with other advocates at a medical campus in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday afternoon to protest the departure of a leading researcher in the field.

via Vets rally in Phoenix for terminated UA researcher.


Marijuana study backed by feds delayed after researcher’s firing

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As legal marijuana expands in the USA, with recreational sales starting Tuesday in Washington state, a first-of-its-kind pot study approved by the federal government is hitting a snag.

via Marijuana study backed by feds delayed after researcher’s firing.

US Data Corporation Pledges to Donate 1% of All Retail Sales in May to The Soldiers Project | Intercooler

All US Data Corporation purchases made during the month of May will be helping our Veterans struggling with PTSD.

Omaha, NE (PRWEB) May 10, 2014

In honor of Memorial Day, US Data Corporation has pledged to donate 1% of all retail sales for the month of May to The Soldiers Project. Any sales made during May will help in supporting service Veterans struggling with PTSD and other psychological injuries, as well as their loved ones.

via US Data Corporation Pledges to Donate 1% of All Retail Sales in May to The Soldiers Project | Intercooler.