Medical marijuana is playing an increasingly significant role in the quality of life for Americans, especially veterans. Perkins Coie partner Barak Cohen is joined by Nick Etten, Founder and Chairman of the Veterans Cannabis Project and Head of Government Affairs at Acreage Holdings. As veterans themselves, Barak and Nick discuss how veterans are utilizing cannabis as a way to cope with certain war-related injuries, such as post-traumatic stress and depression. Nick also shares his thoughts about current treatment options through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and how the VA needs to evolve to effectively meet veterans’ healthcare needs

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