Weed for Warriors offers alternative way for vets to medicate

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Weed for Warriors has chapters around the country. It’s all about getting veterans together, where they are fed a nice meal and given cannabis to self-medicate in a group setting.

The Fresno chapter does this every single month, they say this is truly supporting the troops.

Organizers say for many of the veterans, it’s the best medicine they’ve found.

“You see veterans happy and medicating. We are trying to stop 22 veterans a day from committing suicide and to do that we started bringing them together — giving them medicine,” said John Camarena, Fresno chapter organizer. “We make sure every veteran is verified with a Prop 215 from a medical doctor.”

Organizers say many of the veterans don’t like to smoke, so they are given edibles or other forms. All of it free.

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