Oregon Medical Marijuana Advocates Rally in Support of Veterans

Medical marijuana advocates in Oregon are voicing their support for a Senate bill that would add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of qualifying conditions allowed by the Oregon Medical Marijuana Act.

Advocacy groups met at the Oregon State Capitol Building on Thursday in support of the new bill.

Currently, veterans who suffer from PTSD cannot acquire the medicine through the program for the disorder alone. Oregon’s marijuana laws do, however, allow for patients to acquire the drug for pain caused by the PTSD.

SB 281 seeks to change the restrictions, making it legal for all PTSD patients to have access.

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