Support Veterans and Project-22

April 05, 2017

 

Co NORML has joined forces with Greater St. Louis NORML and other sister NORML chapters in support of Project-22.
 
This project is a joint effort between Greater Saint Louis NORML, Springfield NORML, NORML Kansas City, University of Missouri NORML, Mid-MO NORML, Denver NORML and Colorado NORML!
Twenty-two veterans from Missouri, will be flown into Colorado, to attend the Project 22 Summit at the 1st Annual Institute of Cannabis Research Conference in Pueblo, Colorado to learn about the benefits of medical cannabis. The conference is being held on April 28th, 29th, and 30th in Pueblo Colorado. Read the 22 Veterans bios here.

 

Project 22 will have a panel discussion including some of the leading doctors heading cannabis research such as Sue Sisley, there will be a gathering at the Vietnam Memorial, a reception El Pueblo Museum, and much more.

 

Please DONATE to this cause!
 
A national mental health crises exists among veterans. On average, 22 Veterans commit suicide every day according to a 2012 report from the Veterans Health Administration. PTSD is the leading cause of suicidal tendencies and cannabinoid therapy is emerging as an effective medical counter measure to alleviate the symptoms of this post-combat mental illness as well as other issues such as chronic pain.
This experience will be recorded and shared as a documentary so that others may share in the experience and learn, along with these combat veterans, how cannabis therapy alleviates the mental illness symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD) caused by exposure to military combat service among other uses.

 

Project 22 is tax deductible when donations are submitted through NORML Foundation.

 

If your interested in attending this event, you can purchase tickets here:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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