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How CBD Replaced my Anti-Anxiety Medications for PTSD After Afghanistan

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My life has been so positively changed for the better once I warmed up to the idea of taking CBD oil instead of the pharmaceuticals that my doctor was pushing on me.

I spent ten years in the military and one of those ten was served in Afghanistan.  I’m lucky enough to have come home physically healthy, but like most combat veterans I can’t say the same for my mental health.

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CBD Oil Defied Her Mental Illness and Got Her Off Prescriptions

I grew up in the Mid-West, in the actual ‘buckle’ of the “Bible Belt”: Oklahoma. I grew up under the mindset and widespread perspective that Cannabis and anything related was evil, a scary drug, and something only low, dirty people did.

I didn’t even know the different words for Marijuana, the word “Cannabis” didn’t enter my vocabulary until I was on my way out of high school and into college. Needless to say, I was against any sort of usage much less any kind of legalization of the Mary Jane Herb.

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