cannabis cigarettes are seen at Tikkun Olam medical cannabis farm, near the northern Israeli city of Safed, Israel. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

Moshe Rute survived the Holocaust by hiding in a barn full of chickens. He nearly lost the use of his hands after a stroke two years ago. He became debilitated by recurring nightmares of his childhood following his wife’s death last year.

“But after I found this, everything has been better,” said the 80-year-old, as he gingerly packed a pipe with marijuana.

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