The Drug Enforcement Association (DEA) has approved the first-ever marijuana study for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The DEA approved this first-of-a-kind study to see if smoking marijuana can help veterans' and their PTSD. The Colorado Health Department is helping with the cost of the study and is paying more than $2 million in grant money. Seventy-six veterans will be involved in the first round of testing next month. The veterans will smoke different strains of marijuana to see its effects on their PTSD.
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