Aussie Veterans With PTSD To Get First Ever Medicinal Cannabis Trial

Returned servicemen and women can sometimes come back from active duty and be damaged physically, mentally and emotionally.

It can be really difficult to get their minds back to a healthy place and options for treatment are limited in Australia.

But hopefully another option could be on the table as a medicinal cannabis trial kicks off in Australia to see whether the drug can help veterans battling PTSD.

The trail could provide another avenue of treatment for veterans. Credit: PA
The trail could provide another avenue of treatment for veterans. Credit: PA

It’ll be coordinated by Cannabis Access Clinics and will run for one year.

Lead researcher Dr Sharron Davis said: “It can present itself in lots of different ways, so it’s very difficult to find a treatment that is going to treat all of the symptoms of PTSD.

“We have to be able to show the Therapeutic Goods

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