Canada: Marijuana for Trauma Opens in Edmonton to Treat Ptsd in Military Vets

A unique support centre for military veterans and first responders with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) opened in south Edmonton Saturday.

Marijuana for Trauma is hoping to help heal emotional wounds suffered by soldiers, paramedics and police officers by helping them access medical-grade cannabis.

“This is special,” Fabian Henry, Marijuana for Trauma CEO and co-founder, said. “We’re bringing in the people who are lost and putting a soul back in their body.”

Henry said his own personal experience with PTSD and struggling to get treatment makes him a firm believer his stores are addressing a need and also why they won’t be charging veterans for product.

“I never had coverage and I had to spend $37,000 dollars of my PTSD claim that Veterans Affairs gave me to buy my medicine from the street because they didn’t understand it at the time,” he said. “I don’t want any veteran to have to...

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