Is weed the secret to beating opiate addiction?

9/5/14–In the U.S., physician 46 people die each day from opioid overdose—and that number is growing. Could marijuana be what’s missing from addicts’ recovery? At a time when America is searching for solutions to a burgeoning opiate problem that kills 46 Americans a day, a new tool for jumpstarting the fragile recovery process is emerging: medical cannabis. Proven to alleviate symptoms of serious medical conditions, cannabis is beginning to gain notice as an effective alternative to synthetic painkillers. Read