Two Michigan universities and a California-based marijuana research group (MAPS: Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies) are using about $40 million in Michigan marijuana tax revenue to research the therapeutic effects of cannabis on veterans suffering from suicidality and post-traumatic stress disorder. Wayne State University researchers are working on a series of three studies to understand marijuana’s effect in combatting veteran suicidality and PTSD. University of Michigan’s research will administer CBD-based capsules to individual veterans to study their ability to manage chronic pain. MAPS will be studying the use of inhaled cannabis flower among veterans to determine its safety and efficacy in treating PTSD, pain and opioid reduction. Read the article here.
The state of Michigan supplied $40M for marijuana research in veterans. Here’s what it’s funding.
Source: The Detroit News
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