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Local Support For Using Pot For Vets’ PTSD

Can marijuana help veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder? There are growing calls for that. And now the 2.4 million-member American Legion, the largest and most conservative veterans group in the country, is asking the Trump Administration to allow large-scale research on the issue. Doctor Paige Brown, who has been treating Nevada County veterans for years, says she’s been hearing about the benefits for years…

click to listen to Doctor Brown

So Brown supports the American Legion’s efforts which, supporters say, would also reduce the 8,000 suicides that occur each year….

click to listen to Doctor Brown

Brown has worked with combat veterans for 20 years. Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, the largest group of post-9/11 veterans, also supports the research.

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