A state official has reluctantly added post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of conditions that qualify for medical marijuana in Michigan.
Steve Arwood, who heads the agency that oversees the program, said he’s
following the recommendation of an advisory panel, especially the
affirmative vote of Michigan’s chief medical executive, Dr. Matthew
“I do remain very concerned with the scope of this approval and the
process in general. … First, the condition of PTSD is a mental health
issue. Granting this approval steps Michigan away from the use of
marijuana for disease of the body or chronic pain symptoms of a physical
nature,” Arwood said in an order dated last Friday. Continue Reading...