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Helmand Valley Growers Company (HVGC) intrinsic medical cannabis for alleviation of PTS | Forbes

Bryan Buckley, the CEO of Helmand Valley Growers Company joined the Marine Corps after the events of 9/11 and spent most of his career as a Marine Raider in the Marine Corps Special Operations Command. During his time, he deployed to Iraq, Africa, Southeast Asia and Afghanistan. Following his military career Buckley discovered the opioid crisis and concern for veterans ... Read More »

Cannabis may help veterans with PTSD. And lawmakers may be acknowledging that | Forbes

Former Green Beret Adam Smith is one of thousands of veterans who experienced numerous issues after rejoining civilian life. “I had a hard time sleeping lots of anxiety, lots of hyper-vigilance, all the symptoms that revolve around post-traumatic stress,” Smith commented. However, he said he found relief in cannabis, and it was the only kind of medication that was able ... Read More »

Quarantine: How to prepare for possible coronavirus infection | CNN

With the coronavirus continuing to spread, it is important to be prepared ahead of time. While there is no guarantee that you or a loved one will not contract the virus, making sure your family is ready can help put nerves at ease and assist you if someone does become ill. First, make sure everyone is well connected with phone ... Read More »

What experts say you should do if you’re exposed to the coronavirus | Men’s Health

As more cases of the coronavirus rise, you may be wondering what to do if someone in your household tests positive or is suspected to have it. If they have the primary symptoms, a fever, cough, and shortness of breath, the best course of action is to distance yourself. The person who is ill needs to be completely isolated, meaning ... Read More »

How to avoid coronavirus, according to ISIS | Military Times

As the coronavirus has continued to spread across the world, nations and officials have been releasing updates and statements on what to do during the pandemic. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has also released a statement on what they believe should be done. Currently members who are hiding out in a country or area where people have tested ... Read More »

Focus on what you can reach and control | Frank Larkin

Thoughts offered by Frank Larkin Is this a world ending event? No, this is not a world ending event.  Do not get consumed and paralyzed by things that are out of your reach and out of your control.  We will get through this, but not without experiencing a variable degree of dysfunction, inconvenience and pain.  The greatest threat, beyond the ... Read More »

Meditation in an emergency | Sam Harris

Waking Up is designed to enable you to explore and understand your mind so you can live a more balanced life. Sam Harris is a neuroscientist, philosopher, and New York Times author who delves into the theory of meditation and how it positively affects us. This podcast follows mediation amongst emergency and uncertainty, pertaining now to the coronavirus pandemic throughout the ... Read More »

Why you MUST get outside even when you are supposed to be social distancing | Ladders

Social distancing and quarantine measures are being implemented all across the nation in an attempt to slow down the spread of the coronavirus. While a lot of normal life aspects are being put on hold, being in the outdoors in more important than ever. Since social distancing will equate to less social interaction, which can lead to depression and anxiety, ... Read More »

The 10 best survival schools for hunters and anglers | Outdoor Life

Reading books and watching videos on survival can be beneficial, but an outdoor survival lifestyle requires a hands-on approach. Complex skills also require instruction and dedicated practice. Outdoor Life has compiled a list of some of the best hunting and survival schools you can attend. Mountain Shepherd Adventure School took the number one slot, located in Virginia. This school offers ... Read More »

Congressman who served at toxic ‘black goo’ military base in Uzbekistan reveals his fight with cancer | Task and Purpose

Rep. Mark Green was an Army special operations flight surgeon when he deployed to Karshi-Khanabad, Uzbekistan. The congressmen were listening to veterans discussing their service-related health problems when Green shared his story. Green was diagnosed with both colon and thyroid cancer. It is believed that the black goo has killed or sickened many who were exposed, mainly causing cancer. Many ... Read More »