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Cannabis helps with posttraumatic stress and PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder).

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1917. Shell shock during World War I

Australian Advanced Dressing Station near Ypres, Belgium in 1917. The wounded soldier in the lower left of the photograph has the "thousand-yard stare" indicative of shell shock.

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One is Dr. Phil Leveque, a World War II veteran who had his medical license revoked based on the large number of medical marijuana permits he issued for PTSD in Oregon. Leveque estimates he signed 1,000 permits for PTSD, and said he did so with a clear conscience. "Whether they were World War II, Korea, Vietnam or vets from the current conflicts, 100 percent of my patients said it was better than any drug they were prescribed for PTSD," he said.

Healthcare cost of Iraq War

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45% Of Iraq/Afghanistan War Veterans Seeking Disability. May 28, 2012. By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer. Associated Press (AP). From the article: "Harvard economist Linda Bilmes. She estimates the health care and disability costs of the recent wars at $600 billion to $900 billion."


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