Could Pot Help Veterans With PTSD? Brain Scientists Say Maybe

by Jon Hamilton Veterans who smoke marijuana to cope with post-traumatic stress disorder may be onto something. There’s growing evidence that pot can affect brain circuits involved in PTSD. Experiments in animals show that tetrahydrocannabinol, the chemical that gives marijuana its feel-good qualities, acts on a system in the brain that is “critical for fearContinue reading “Could Pot Help Veterans With PTSD? Brain Scientists Say Maybe”