Tag: PTSD

Colorado Rejects Pot for PTSD

Colorado Rejects Pot For PTSD Claiming Lack of Scientific Data By Susanne Posel – July 16, 2015 The Colorado Board of Health (CBH) has announced their rejection to allow medical marijuana to be added to the list of approved treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PSTD). This is the 3rd […]

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Marijuana for Trauma

Veterans Use Marijuana For PTSD Veterans, first-responders, and civilians with PTSD or post traumatic stress disorder also known as OSI (operational stress injury) leads to suicide, depression, anxiety, drug abuse and anti-social behavior. There is growing evidence that the pharmacological therapies are not working and […]

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Can marijuana help with PTSD?

Congressman’s Presciption for Vets: A Joint a Day to Keep the PTSD Away February 6, 2015 by Joseph L. Flatley Categories: Health Science and Technology, The Odd, War & Peace Getting medical marijuana for veterans wasn’t a burning issue in the last session of the House of Representatives, so […]

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Canada’s First PTSD Cannabis Study

UBC and Tilray Partner for Canada’s First PTSD Cannabis Study Research to examine medical benefits for veterans, first responders and sexual assault survivors NANAIMO, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The University of British Columbia Okanagan and Tilray, a Health Canada Licensed Producer under the Marihuana for Medical Purposes […]

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RCMP’S reefer madness

RCMP’S reefer madness Medpot Mountie Cpl. Ron Francis’s battle to smoke out RCMP’s PTSD denial ends in suicide By MATT MERNAGH RCMP Cpl. Ron Francis smoked weed to deal with PTSD. Photo courtesy of CBC Just a few weeks ago I was teaching RCMP Cpl. Ron […]

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Post Traumatic Stress and Cannabis

Bill Kutsch of Colorado 2014 Bill is a Vietnam Veteran. What’s more, he’s a combat Vet. He walked point virtually every day while in the jungle. For many years, Bill couldn’t talk about his military service. In World War 2, soldiers only saw an average […]

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Cpl. Ron Francis (Rest in Peace)

RCMP Cpl. Ron Francis, who smoked marijuana on job, found dead A New Brunswick Mountie who made national headlines for smoking medical marijuana while in uniform last year has been found dead. The death of RCMP Cpl. Ron Francis was confirmed to CBC News by Pat Polchies, […]

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Government limits med-pot for Veterans

Government looks to limit medical marijuana for Canada’s veterans JORDAN PRESS More from Jordan Press Published on: July 11, 2014Last Updated: July 11, 2014 5:26 PM EDT A technical consultant examines marijuana plants for pests at a medical marijuana facility in Richmond, B.C.  Veterans Affairs Canada is considering capping […]

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Pot-smoking Mountie charged

Pot-smoking Mountie Ron Francis charged with assault Cpl. Ron Francis, who serves in Fredericton, has been sent for a psychiatric assessment CBC News Posted: Dec 10, 2013 2:57 A New Brunswick Mountie who made national headlines last month for publicly smoking medical marijuana while in uniform […]

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RCMP Officer Smokes Weed

Pot-smoking Mountie can’t smoke publicly in uniform: RCMP Cpl. Ron Francis legally smokes marijuana daily while on duty to treat post-traumatic stress disorder By Evan Dyer, CBC News Posted: Nov 28, 2013 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Nov 28, 2013 3:48 PM ET Mountie can’t smoke pot in […]

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