Veterans dealing with trauma and stress have a variety of treatment options available to them, but despite its legality in some states -- and some say, its superior effectiveness -- marijuana is not one of those options.

Fred* deployed to Iraq with the U.S. Army’s 25th Infantry Division in 2008, and returned with trauma-induced mental health issues.

Though he never experienced any combat, the constant vigilance—and a handful of close calls—left him with a severe case of anxiety, he said.

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David Minsky ~ SantaMariaSun.com ~

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