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The Push To Reclassify Marijuana Is Getting Some Help From Unlikely Sources (VIDEO)

The Push To Reclassify Marijuana Is Getting Some Help From Unlikely Sources (VIDEO)

In what might be a surprise to some, a growing number of people are joining the fight to change the classification of marijuana from a Schedule 1 narcotic to Schedule 3, which would put it in the same class as anabolic steroids and codeine. The American Legion has been busy trying to refocus the debate […]

Joe Biden SLAMS Trump For His Remarks On Vets And PTSD: ‘Where In The Hell Is He From?!’

Joe Biden SLAMS Trump For His Remarks On Vets And PTSD: ‘Where In The Hell Is He From?!’

Vice President Joe Biden has never been afraid to speak his mind, and he did so again last night as he took Donald Trump to task for suggesting that some military veterans who suffer from PTSD might not be “strong.” Specifically, the Orange Menace said: “When people come back from war and combat and they […]

Donald Trump Told A Group Of Vets That Those With PTSD Are Weak (VIDEO)

Donald Trump Told A Group Of Vets That Those With PTSD Are Weak (VIDEO)

As part of a Q&A session with retired veterans held in Herndon, Virginia, Donald Trump was asked about the problem of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), which is one of the most frequent problems experienced by bets when they return from combat duty. Yet what Trump said seems to imply that those with PTSD are somehow […]

Veterans In Illinois Can Get Medical Marijuana For PTSD (VIDEO)

Veterans In Illinois Can Get Medical Marijuana For PTSD (VIDEO)

A Cook County, Illinois, judge ruled that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) should be added to the list of conditions that qualify to receive medical marijuana. Judge Neil Cohen also said that the state engaged in a private investigation which was “constitutionally inappropriate.” People can petition the government to get conditions added to the list. They […]

WATCH: Military Service Dog Springs Into Action To Save Master From PTSD Attack During Interview

WATCH: Military Service Dog Springs Into Action To Save Master From PTSD Attack During Interview

Erick Scott is an Iraq war veteran who suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). After faithfully serving his country, he returned home with nightmares filled with death and pain. He says he often regrets his survival when so many of his fallen brothers died in a war zone far from home. After suffering numerous […]

Organization Hands Out Free Marijuana For Veterans

Organization Hands Out Free Marijuana For Veterans

The legalization of marijuana is doing more than boost the economy; it’s providing free mental healthcare, too. An organization in Colorado Springs is giving away free pot to veterans suffering from PTSD and other anxiety disorders acquired as a result of serving our country. The Dab Lounge, a Colorado Springs-based cannabis lounge held their annual “Spring Bake” event this […]

Pastor’s Love Stops Would-Be Gunman In His Tracks During Sermon On Community Violence (VIDEO)

Pastor’s Love Stops Would-Be Gunman In His Tracks During Sermon On Community Violence (VIDEO)

Here’s proof positive that love can stop a bullet and not only save lives, but make a life, as well. New Year’s Eve, Pastor Larry Wright was delivering a sermon on all the senseless killings in his Fayetteville, N.C., community when a man entered Heal the Land Outreach Ministries holding a rifle in one hand […]

Facebook Trolls Mock Veterans Who Ask Neighbors To Tone Down Use Of Fireworks

Facebook Trolls Mock Veterans Who Ask Neighbors To Tone Down Use Of Fireworks

Earlier this week, we told you that the sight and sound of fireworks can trigger PTSD in a number of combat veterans. Well, Raw Story discovered that a bunch of bottom-feeders on Facebook thought it would be a bright idea to poke fun at veterans who ask their neighbors to be considerate in their use […]

PTSD Help: Considering Veterans On The 4th

PTSD Help: Considering Veterans On The 4th

A reminder about combat Veterans, fireworks, PTSD help, and what you?can do. The Top Ten Things You MUST Experience When Coming Home from Iraq! (#10 Blew Me away!) After a long, hot year in the desert, nothing says comfort like the following things! Rocky Road Ice Cream?this incredible treat will make you wish you’d never […]

Pennsylvania Veteran Kills Family, Will PTSD Be Blamed?

Pennsylvania Veteran Kills Family, Will PTSD Be Blamed?

  Here is another one for the crazy veteran files.   Yesterday I wrote how Tom Coburn thinks veterans get enough mental health support. That same day,?a story comes out about a Marine veteran in Pennsylvania who is evidently experiencing some sort of mental break brought on by an ugly custody battle. I experienced an […]

9 Things We All Should Know About PTSD

9 Things We All Should Know About PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder has probably affected people since the beginning of time. It’s only been an official medical diagnosis since 1980, though, and because PTSD has so many symptoms, it’s still misdiagnosed too often today, too. The general public doesn’t know much about the trauma, either, unfortunately, and even though (and maybe even because) […]

Veteran Kicked Out Of Walgreens For Service Dog (VIDEO)

Veteran Kicked Out Of Walgreens For Service Dog (VIDEO)

I guess I won’t be shopping at Walgreens any more. Veteran Christopher Goodson was asked to remove his service dog from a Mesquite, Texas Walgreens last week and was ultimately kicked out after arguing trying to prove the dog was a service animal. Fox 4 KDFW reported: ?He had just walked in to buy a […]

Iraq Veteran With PTSD Rejected By VA Hospital, Killed By Police

Iraq Veteran With PTSD Rejected By VA Hospital, Killed By Police

After surviving two successful tours in Iraq with the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division, Isaac Sims, 23, was fatally shot. He was not killed overseas by enemy insurgents, but rather by a SWAT team in his parents’ garage in Kansas City, Missouri. The incident occurred?on Sunday when police officers responded to a call claiming that […]