U.S. Marine veteran Mike Whiter lights a marijuana cigarette in March, 2016, before he starts editing a video project at his home in Philadelphia. A growing number of states are weighing whether to legalize marijuana to treat PTSD. While the research has been contradictory and limited, some former members of the military say marijuana helps them manage their anxiety, insomnia and nightmares.
U.S. Marine veteran Mike Whiter lights a marijuana cigarette in March, 2016, before he starts editing a video project at his home in Philadelphia. A growing number of states are weighing whether to legalize marijuana to treat PTSD. While the research has been contradictory and limited, some former members of the military say marijuana helps them manage their anxiety, insomnia and nightmares. MEL EVANS Associated Press
U.S. Marine veteran Mike Whiter lights a marijuana cigarette in March, 2016, before he starts editing a video project at his home in Philadelphia. A growing number of states are weighing whether to legalize marijuana to treat PTSD. While the research has been contradictory and limited, some former members of the military say marijuana helps them manage their anxiety, insomnia and nightmares. MEL EVANS Associated Press

Veterans are using pot to ease PTSD, despite scant research

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