Hello, My name is Jennifer Baxter and I am a medically retired Air Force veteran. I fell victim to the prescription opioid crisis for several years, both in service and post-service in the VA system. I found cannabis a couple of years ago and would like to share my story of success in eliminating the 600 pills a month I was being prescribed. Please take a moment to read my story and feel free to contact me with any questions. I am highly motivated to advocate for this change and to be a voice for so many others who are struggling.
Raised in a household with a father and step-mom as Sherriff’s deputies, both retiring after 26and 20 years (respectively) was a childhood based on Law Enforcement ideation, law followingand strong morals. I was also a child of the 80’s when D.A.R.E and “Just Say NO,” were iconicstaples in elementary [...]
Flower Co. partnered with the Veterans Cannabis Group on this initiative, seeking to support the organization’s mission to advocate for the use of medicinal cannabis to treat the symptoms of PTSD among U.S. Military veterans. Cannabis and CBD can help veterans with pain, anxiety and PTSD, several studies have shown. Many [...]
Higher Growth Search Partners With Veterans Cannabis Group to Promote San Francisco Bay Area Cannabis Industry Jobs As the cannabis industry grows statewide and around the world, industry staffing services and veteran advocacy groups have joined forces to fill specialized roles by recruiting former military and police. [...]
Dr. Sue Sisley, medical researcher from the Scottsdale Research Institute in Arizona, addressed The American Legion Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation (VA&R) Commission about the importance of treating military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with medical cannabis.... Read the article >
An independent public opinion research company conducted a nationwide survey about the opinions of veterans, their family members and caregivers on the issue of medical cannabis. See the survey results. Read the article >