Doctor Says Board Of Health Approving Medical Pot For Vets With PTSD Is 'Crucial'In July the Colorado Board of Health denied veterans access to medical marijuana, and now veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder are suing the state.
PTSD Sufferers Sue Colorado Over Pot DecisionColorado's decision not to allow marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder has prompted a lawsuit by PTSD sufferers.
ACRONYM: Puts Spotlight On War Veterans And PTSDA new documentary looks at how suicide affects veterans from every battle since World War II. The statistics are staggering: 22 veterans commit suicide every day and 75 attempt suicide. Many suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
'We Can Help' Says Denver Firefighter Working To Curb First Responder SuicideAn alarming trend among first responders is raising concerns for local fire departments in Colorado and around the country.
Hundreds Of Veterans Line Up For Free Marijuana In Show Of ProtestThe free handouts were set up as a sign of protest to a decision by the state's health board not to allow post-traumatic-stress disorder as a treatable condition for medical marijuana.
Veterans React To Denial Of PTSD Classification Of Medical Marijuana: 'I'm Angry, I'm Confused'Many military veterans are upset after the Colorado Board of Health failed to approve Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, as a condition for medical marijuana.
Chief Medical Officer 'Disappointed' In Pot PTSD DecisionColorado's Chief Medical Officer recommended that the state add Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to the list of conditions treated by medical marijuana. But the Colorado Board of Health rejected the classification.
Boy Using Cannabis Oil: 'I'd Rather Be Illegally Alive Than Legally Dead'There is new research on the use of marijuana as medicine in Colorado and a Marijuana and Health Symposium at National Jewish Health on Saturday explored nearly a dozen studies looking at using pot for things like seizures and insomnia.
Researchers To Share Information About Colorado Pot ResearchResearchers are gathering in Denver to discuss their research about marijuana as a medical therapy.
Colorado's Medical Marijuana Studies Are An 'Opportunity To Guide The Nation'Colorado is spending $9 million to study the role of marijuana as a medication. The state Board of Health approved the grants, and on Saturday researchers will come together to talk about their studies.
Colorado Moving Toward Making PTSD Eligible For Medical PotColorado's chief medical officer plans to recommend post-traumatic stress disorder as a condition to be treated with medical marijuana.
Push For State Law To Help First Responders With Post Traumatic Stress DisorderState lawmakers are considering making moves toward a measure that would help officers and first responders at crime scenes or accidents deal with post traumatic stress disorder.