A journalist who covered the Tiananmen Square massacre talks about the event, about PTSD and how cannabis helped with his anxieties and memories.

An image stays with me, 30 years on, of a chaotic nighttime scene in Beijing: yelling, explosions and the silhouettes of thousands of people moving around while a young man, shot in the abdomen, is carried past me by several people into a makeshift medical tent staffed by university students in Tiananmen Square.

I prefer to not engage in first-person journalism, but I have my own narrative about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and cannabis.

Considering this month marks the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, and given how stressful these times are, that story is now worth sharing.

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Bruce Kennedy ~ Dope Magazine



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