PTSD, insomnia patients urge state panel to allow use of medical marijuana
September 5, 2013 | MPRN
Melody Karr says doctors have told her
cannabis might not be helpful for the P-T-S-D she’s suffered since her
husband’s grisly suicide. They said side-effects such as forgetfulness could
interfere with talk-therapy.
is not that I can’t think or talk about my post-traumatic stress and the issues
related to it. The problem is that I can’t stop thinking or talking about it.”
this year, a similar board approved marijuana use for P-T-S-D. But that board
was dissolved by the state because it said its members were not properly
new board will make its recommendations on P-T-S-D and insomnia after it’s done
collecting public comment next month.
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