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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.


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PTSD Sufferers Sue Colorado Over Pot Decision

Colorado’s decision not to allow marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder has prompted a lawsuit by PTSD sufferers.


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ACRONYM: Puts Spotlight On War Veterans And PTSD

A 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.


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First-Of-Its-Kind Program Gives Vets New Skills, On-The-Job Mentoring

A law aimed at helping veterans get and keep jobs took effect this week. It will help fund programs that teach veterans new skills and give them on-the-job mentoring.


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Relatives Of Theater Shooting Victims To Testify

More family members will take the stand Wednesday, as prosecutors make their final push to have James Holmes sentenced to death.


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‘We Can Help’ Says Denver Firefighter Working To Curb First Responder Suicide

An alarming trend among first responders is raising concerns for local fire departments in Colorado and around the country.


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Hundreds Of Veterans Line Up For Free Marijuana In Show Of Protest

The 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.


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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.


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Chief Medical Officer ‘Disappointed’ In Pot PTSD Decision

Colorado’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.


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Colorado Rejects PTSD As Ailment Eligible For Medical Pot

Citing scant research, Colorado health officials voted Wednesday against adding post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of ailments eligible for treatment with medical marijuana.



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