‘We’re trying to break down the stigma. This is medicine. We need it’.

A new office is set to open in Charlottetown next month offering military veterans advice and assistance in legally obtaining medical marijauna.

The office will be located in the Kirkwood Mews strip mall on University Avenue.

Dennis MacKenzie, a veteran of Canada’s military mission in Afghanistan, will serve in a volunteer capacity as head of the P.E.I. branch of Marijuana for Trauma Inc., a national not-for-profit organization.