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Allow Veterans With Ptsd To Participate In A State-authorized Medical Marijuana Program, As Required By The Veterans Administration.

This is the final step of what has been a long journey to justice. Military veterans and all suffering from this debilitating condition can finally have access to medical cannabis in order to effectively supplement their treatment regimen under the supervision of colorado marijuana trusted physicians. Related Colorado Appeals and Denver District court cases were handled pro bono by Hoban Law Group on behalf of Plaintiffs Curtis Bean, Larisa Bolivar, Matthew Kahl, Stephen Otero and Zachary Phillips. “We at Hoban Law Group extend our deep gratitude to Senator Aguilar, Representative Singer and the other members of the Colorado General Assembly for making medical marijuana available to PTSD survivors in Colorado. It has been an honor to work hand in hand with veterans and other stakeholders to shepherd this critically important bill through the legislative process.”- Adam Foster, Lead Attorney, PTSD Case First proposed in early 2016, SB 17-17 will do the following: Allow individuals suffering from PTSD to have an honest conversation with their treating physician about how use of medical marijuana fits in as part of a comprehensive treatment plan. Allow veterans with PTSD to participate in a state-authorized medical marijuana program, as required by the Veterans Administration. Allow PTSD sufferers, many whom live on military disability benefits and other fixed sources of income, to pay substantially less for medical marijuana than other marijuana available in the retail market place. Provide for access to medical marijuana strains and caregiver services that are not available in the retail market place. This win for those suffering with PTSD means Colorado now joins the list of more than 20 states that approve medical marijuana for treatment of these conditions.

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