Ohio likely to consider medical marijuana for opioid addiction

  • Leeds is on the registry of Ohio physicians who can recommend but not prescribe medical marijuana for 21 qualifying medical conditions, such as epilepsy and chronic pain.
  • Ohio’s Medical Board is accepting petitions on adding qualifying conditions through the end of the year and will consult with experts before making a decision sometime next year.
  • Some experts don’t think treating opioid addiction with marijuana is a good idea, including Dr.
  • Mark Hurst, director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

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