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Veterans Fight For Medical Marijuana

INDIANAPOLIS — Terry Moore sat inside the Indiana Statehouse one day in October and just listened, absorbing hours of testimony about whether Indiana should legalize medical marijuana.

“Cannabis refugees,” he said in an interview with CBS4. “I’m in exile. I want to come home. I remember during Vietnam all the things about welcoming home veterans. I’m not welcome home now and I gave my whole life to this state.”

Moore served in South Korea during the Vietnam War and during the fall of Saigon. He’s been diagnosed with PTSD, which he believes started after severe beatings he received as a child. Moore said he is now also a resident in Illinois to take part in its legal medical cannabis program, yet is still reluctant to share details.

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