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PTSD Made Worse By Medical Marijuana Treatment

Pot not a cure for post-traumatic stress disorder!

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Treating post-traumatic stress disorder with medical marijuana may make symptoms worse!

A study by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs found using pot to treat PTSD increased some of the symptoms caused by the condition.


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Researchers, who looked at results from 47,000 veterans who battled PTSD from 1992 to 2011, also found only 28 percent of patients who used medical marijuana for pain relief felt a change. Meanwhile 16 percent reported a change when taking a placebo!

Scientists say more studies are needed.

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