Veterans who want to use legal cannabis to treat PTSD or physical injuries fear they could lose hard-earned benefits.

When a newly retired U.S. Army veteran applied for a job in March, he told the local recruiter that he was using CBD oil through Florida’s medical marijuana program.

The revelation was soon confirmed by a failed drug test.

The federal contract position would have paid $10,000 for a month’s work abroad — needed money for his family. But forced to choose between his health and his wallet, he kept taking the CBD oil.

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Ileana Najarro ~ Tampa Bay Times

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