Medical marijuana and post-traumatic stress disorder: Vet petitions Board of Health

At 11 a.m. this morning, vets, lawyers and activists hope to present a petition to Ned Calonge, Colorado's chief medical officer, asking that post-traumatic stress disorder be added to a list of conditions that can be treated by medical marijuana.

The battle over PTSD and medical marijuana has been going on for months, notes Grimsinger's attorney, Sensible Colorado's Brian Vicente -- and he doesn't expect it to be easily won.

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