Legalization of Marijuana May Help Opioid Addicts

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Author: 
Tina House
Source: 
APTN National News

The Overdose Prevention Society used to offer medicinal marijuana to opioid addicts until the middle of September, when their supply was seized by the police. According to research, people who used cannibis on a daily basis are 20 percent more likely to stay in treatement for six months. Cannibis is now legal in British Columbia, but the government has not announced a program to replace the one shut down yet.

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