Medical marijuana has been a controversial topic in Arizona for a long time. Lately, the discussion around veterans using cannabis to relieve symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder has been of high interest.
According to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, several states have approved the use of medical cannabis specifically for PTSD. Controlled studies have not been conducted, until now.
For the past six months, Suzanne A. Sisley has been conducting the only known controlled study on marijuana treating PTSD.
Back in 2014, Sisley was suddenly fired from her role as clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Arizona. The story of her termination went viral.
Sisley had been researching marijuana for some time before being fired. Soon after her termination, the Los Angeles Times reported she was fired just as soon as she received