Stressed Soldiers to Receive Cannabis
Hundreds of Israeli soldiers have combat stress after completing their national service in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Help is on the way. They will soon be treated with cannabis.
The mental health department of the Medical Corps is set to to begin tests in the next few days on volunteers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder after reserve duty, the paper said. A scientist who will help conduct the experiment heads a research team, which discovered that cannabis helped mice that had suffered physical stress and even reduced the risk of stroke.
Can you imagine the U.S. ever being so enlightened with our soldiers facing combat stress from their tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan? Didn't think so.
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