National Institute for Cannabis Investors: VETERAN ACCESS TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA
Estimates by federal agencies show that up to 24 million Americans are living with PTSD.
And 22 veterans suffering from PTSD commit suicide in the United States every day. That's with under-reporting widely believed to be in play, sadly.
The associated anxiety, depression, and physical pain also has helped feed an escalating opioid addiction problem - veterans are the most likely demographic to struggle with this type of addiction. They're also twice as likely as the general population to die from an opioid overdose.