Former U.S. Marine Mike Whiter, who uses marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, displays some of his photographs of military personnel published in a magazine, as he sits at a desk in his home in Philadelphia. A growing number of states are weighing whether to legalize marijuana to treat PTSD.

American Legion Asks Congress To Reschedule Cannabis As Vets Continue To Suffer Under War On Drugs

The American Legion, which represents 2.4 million military veterans, wants the DEA to recognize therapeutic potential of cannabis to treat PTSD, traumatic brain injuries, and other conditions frequently encountered by veterans.