Tag Archives: post-traumatic stress disorder

PTSD Sufferers Sue State Over Pot Ruling

MARIJUANA-300Colorado’s decision not to allow marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder has prompted a lawsuit by PTSD sufferers. Five PTSD patients filed suit last week in Denver District Court. They’re challenging a July decision by the Colorado Board of Health not to make PTSD the first condition added to Continue reading

State Board Refuses to Add PTSD as a Condition Treatable with Marijuana

MARIJUANA-300Colorado’s Board of Health has voted against adding post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of ailments eligible for treatment with medical marijuana. The 6-2 vote yesterday came despite the backing of the state’s chief medical officer. The board has voted at least three times against adding PTSD to the list of eight debilitating Continue reading

Marijuana Recommended for Sufferers of PTSD

MARIJUANA-300Colorado’s chief medical officer plans to recommend post-traumatic stress disorder as a condition to be treated with medical marijuana. The addition of PTSD would be the first medical ailment added to Colorado’s medical pot program since it was approved by voters in 2000. The decision still awaits consideration by the full Continue reading

Colorado Uses Government Money for Marijuana Study

MARIJUANA-300Colorado is awarding more than $8 million for medical marijuana research. Researchers say it the first time government money will be used to explore marijuana’s medical potential. The grants awarded by the state Board of Health yesterday will go to studies on whether marijuana helps treat epilepsy, brain tumors, Parkinson’s disease Continue reading

Veterans Given Free Pot

MARIJUANA-300A marijuana giveaway for veterans attracted about 1,000 people to a Colorado Springs hotel. The “Grow 4 Vets” giveaway aimed to bring cannabis-based treatments to veterans with service-related conditions as an alternative to pain medications. Veterans were given a bag of items that included cannabis oil, an edible Continue reading