Ohio May Consider Medical Cannabis for Opioid Addiction

  • CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio physician and medial professor believes medical cannabis should be used to treat opioid addiction in a state that saw a record number of overdose deaths last year.
  • Stuart Leeds has been preparing data and research to submit to the State Medical Board of Ohio as it considers expanding the current list of conditions for which doctors can recommend medical cannabis.
  • Cannabis products are expected to be available in Ohio in the next few months following delays in rolling out the program.
  • He said he stopped taking prescription medications in April and has spoken with his doctor about obtaining legal cannabis products when they become available in Ohio.

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