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Veteran With PTSD Faces Life in Prison for Marijuana

Veteran With PTSD Faces Life in Prison for Marijuana

A veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder is facing life in prison for using marijuana to treat his illness. Kristoffer Lewandowski was arrested during a June 2014 raid, for growing a small amount of marijuana in his Oklahoma home. The former Marine who completed two deployments in Iraq and witnessed a handful...

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House Lawmakers Propose Easier Access to Medical Marijuana for Veterans

House Lawmakers Propose Easier Access to Medical Marijuana for Veterans

According to recent studies released from the Veterans Health Administration, from a sample of 60,000 post-9/11 veterans, roughly one in six fall into the category of having mild to extreme forms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. (PTSD) To make matters worse, returning veterans often turn to powerful opiates in order...

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