New York State Adds Opioid Use as a Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana

https://www.health.ny.gov/press/releases/2018/2018-06-18_opioid_use.htm

In New York State, overdose deaths involving opioids increased by 180% from 2010 to 2016.

States with medical cannabis programs have been found to have lower rates of opioid overdose deaths by as much as 25%.

Medical Marijuana is an effective alternative to opioids in treating chronic and acute pain. Cannabis is also very effective in managing opioid withdrawal symptoms.

Many of our patients have been able to significantly reduce their opioid use or completely eliminate opioid use completely.

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