Study Underway on Marijuana Treatment for PTSD in VeteransSource: nbcsandiego.com
The study was launched by the Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), a non-profit research organization in California
Kayla Carnevale, a Marine veteran served in Iraq in 2001, was diagnosed with PTSD by the VA. She told NBC 7, she recently began using medical marijuana regularly at night and said it has changed her life.
A spokesperson with the San Diego VA medical center said the VA cannot participate in marijuana research because they are banned by federal agencies. The VA has also been under pressure to prescribe less drugs, including pain killers because of addiction and overdoes issues.
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