Military veterans suffering mental health conditions are being denied potentially life-saving medicinal cannabis by blinkered practitioners and conservative decision-makers at the Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA), it has been claimed.

So acute is the issue of accessing legal cannabis, and of receiving subsidies from the DVA, that many ex-service personnel with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are forced to source cannabis from the black market to ease their suffering.

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Steve has reported for a number of consumer and B2B titles over a journalism career spanning more than three decades. He is a regulator contributor to health journal, The Medical Republic, writing on...

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3 Comments

  1. If DVA is serious about clinical evidence? Ask them to fund a good clinical trial with vets suffering PTSD.

  2. CBD/THC well-made oils are a godsend, along with cann/butter which can be made @ home with good-quality cannabis head herb, or you can get by with leaf as a lesser product, for pain management. YouTube & people’s stories are full of info, have a look & make your mind up.