Vets Say Marijuana Treats PTSD, but Their Doctors Can't Prescribe It

Military veterans nationwide want those diagnosed with PTSD to be able to get a VA doctor's recommendation for medical marijuana.

Soldiers with the U.S. Army march in the annual Veteran's Day Parade along Fifth Avenue on November 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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7-8% of the nation’s population will have PTSD at some point in their lifetime, estimate researchers from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

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