Cannabis Now:  Not long after arriving in Baghdad in 2004, Ricardo Pereyda began to see the war differently.  Today the 32-year-old former Army MP explains it simply, ‘It was so much about profiteering over there,’ he says, ‘I didn’t want to get blown up so someone else could profit.’  Pereyda may have avoided serious physical injury but he saw plenty of others who weren’t as lucky. . . . Like so many vets, Pereyda was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). . . . ‘My mind was in a dark and nasty place,’ he says.  He had about given up the idea of schooling when he learned about Student Veterans of America at the University of Arizona.”