New study shows medical cannabis could reduce opioid use by pain patients
Innocently becoming a drug addict
By now we know that’s how thousands of people ended up addicted to opioids. They were prescribed medication by a doctor and became addicted.
“Their initial use and introduction to opioids was a prescription for valid pain,” explained John Templeton, the founder of Footprints Beachside Recovery, an addiction-treatment center in Treasure Island, Florida.