New York’s Veterans Can Treat PTSD with Marijuana

ALBANY, N.Y. — Veterans and other people who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder can now obtain medical marijuana as treatment.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Saturday signed a bill allowing people with PTSD to obtain medical marijuana with a doctor’s authorization.

The bill, which goes into effect immediately, adds PTSD to the list of qualifying conditions patients must have to access medical marijuana.

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SOURCE: McMahon, J. (November 12, 2017). Veterans in New York can now get medical marijuana to treat PTSD. New York Upstate. Retrieved from

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