The federal government recently gave the green light to a study looking into marijuana as a treatment for PTSD. Colorado lawmakers are considering adding PTSD to the list of conditions that can be treated with medical marijuana.
PTSD is often associated with soldiers returning from combat, but hospitals are seeing similar rates of PTSD diagnosis in civilians injured in their own neighborhoods.
Dave Roever came close to death when he was wounded in the Vietnam War. His injuries included burns that left him permanently disfigured.