Meet the Retired Marine Who Developed a CBD Line Specifically for Veterans

Meet the Retired Marine Who Developed a CBD Line Specifically for Veterans

As a retired Marine Corps Officer, Steve Danyluk is one of the last people you would expect to embrace cannabis. However, after spending time working with some of the most severely wounded veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan, he saw many veterans using the plant as a natural alternative to opioids for treating pain management and PTSD symptoms. “I saw with my own eyes how effective cannabis was, but many of these guys were getting it from untrustworthy sources,” said Danyluk. He realized that there was a need for a company to cater specifically to the needs of veterans, particularly those who have been to war and come home with both physical and mental wounds to provide holistic and natural alternatives to prescribes opioids. This insight inspired him to found Warfighter Hemp and help scores of veterans become opioid-free and get their lives back.  “CBD, at least anecdotally, has proven to be extremely effective in helping alleviate some fairly intense stressors, particularly in our combat veterans,” said Danyluk. Tragically, Danyluk has seen first-hand the devastating effects of opioid addiction and over-prescription amongst the veteran community. “One of the wounded Marines who I got to know quite well was being treated by…

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