Delaware makes it easier for PTSD sufferers to get marijuana

WDEL in Wilmington reported Thursday that Gov. John Carney signed into law the Bravery Bill. It allows PTSD patients to receive a medical marijuana card from any properly licensed physician. Previously, PTSD patients could only get approval for medical marijuana from a licensed psychiatrist.

The Bravery Bill allows PTSD patients to receive a medical marijuana card from any properly licensed physician. Previously, PTSD patients could only get approval for medical marijuana from a licensed psychiatrist.

Carney and other lawmakers noted the prevalence of PTSD among veterans in particular and the relief that marijuana could bring.

State Senate Majority Leader Margaret Rose Henry sponsored the legislation, and it received strong support from veterans groups.

Some former members of the military said marijuana helps them manage their anxiety, insomnia and nightmares.
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