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Response to mick063 (Reply #45)

Sat Aug 3, 2013, 05:43 PM

55. Yes. As Ethan Nadelman noted - our politicians are too scared to speak up

who are they scared of? Not the American people, obviously.

Actually, I would be surprised if the military didn't allow "medical marijuana" because that's been unofficial policy in war zones since the 1960s. Israel has done studies concerning PTSD, which is one of, if not THE most damaging aspect of modern warfare. Marijuana is legally approved for PTSD in some nations because of marijuana's capacity to help deal with trauma. People in wartime have always dealt with PTSD - only now we recognize it for what it is.

Vets have also talked about medical marijuana as a way to reduce the use of opiods after injuries, too, but, as the law stands at this time, vets who go this route are denied care because of marijuana use.

Since govt. positions swim in alcohol - it's a joke, to me, to think they'd be so high and mighty about cannabis - but this is the U.S. and people are crazy stupid here about a lot of things.

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