Marine Wants Marijuana Regulated Properly So Patients Can Use It To Ease Pain
A U.S. Marine who spent six months in Operation Enduring Freedom and has a severe back injury has found some relief in legally using marijuana three times a week.rnrn
Spec. 4 Chris Swift, a 31-year-old Waterford Township father of two with his current wife, Jaclyn, 27, also spent time in Okinawa Prefecture before being honorably discharged from the Marines on July 20, 2008. Swift, who went to Parris Island, S.C., for training to be a Marine, also has post-traumatic stress disorder. He was involved in a severe car accident while stationed near San Diego and has degenerative disc disease in his lower back, he said.