The announcement by Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison of a long-awaited royal commission into suicide among the veteran and defence community shines a spotlight on the challenges they can face from a mental and physical health perspective, and is a welcome move.

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Many veterans have experienced extreme situations and may suffer from complex conditions, which include chronic pain and PTSD. Cannabis can be a very effective treatment for many of these patients, improving their quality of life considerably.

Prior to launching Cannabiz, Martin was co-founder and CEO of Asia-Pac’s leading B2B media and marketing information brand Mumbrella, overseeing its sale to Diversified Communications in 2017. A journalist...