According to a 2019 Veterans Health and Medical Cannabis Study, 94% of veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have turned to cannabis to alleviate psychological symptoms such as anxiety, stress and sadness. 96% of veterans also reported they experience a much greater quality of life because of their cannabis consumption.
I served in the U.S. Air Force between 2006 and 2012. There is nothing that I would change about serving my country. It was full of a range of experiences, some amazing, some challenging, and some that still impact me, and thousands of other veterans, years after service.
While enlisted in my AFSC Security Forces, I worked with the QRF team on deployments. I experienced real time war action while deployed in Afghanistan, and Iraq. I risked losing my life while deployed to the Middle East, mainly via indirect fires, such as rockets, being shot at my base. It was extremely traumatic, and left lasting effects on me mentally, which I didn’t fully understand at the time.
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