Studies suggest that medical cannabis might be an effective PTSD treatment. The VA has come out against bills that would allow for further research.

When United States Marine Corps Sergeant Brett D'Alessandro returned from a deployment to Afghanistan in 2013, something was wrong.

His behavior was erratic and self-destructive. The growing storm in his mind landed him in the hospital after an acute mental-health episode.

Sedated and tied to a gurney, D'Alessandro reflected: "I'm like: 'I was going to college, I was sergeant in the Marines, I was not this. You would call this a crazy person.'"

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Christopher Jones ~ PSMag.com

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