Ohio Likely to Consider Medical Cannabis for Opioid Addiction

Ohio Likely to Consider Medical Cannabis for Opioid Addiction

The State Medical Board will consider adding conditions next year after consulting with experts.

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November 5, 2018
Associated Press
Dispensary news Distribution Medical News State by State: Ohio

CLEVELAND — An Ohio medical professor and family physician says he's gathering data and research on treating opioid addiction with cannabis.

 

Dr. F. Stuart Leeds said he plans to give the information to the Ohio Medical Board as it accepts petitions through the end of the year seeking to add new qualifying conditions for medical marijuana use. The board will consider adding conditions next year after consulting with experts.

 

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