A new change has been approved by the Pennsylvania Health Department allow people with opioid addictions to receive cannabis to battle against it
More studies have been developed that show that medical marijuana can reduce opioid abuse.
It has been understood that marijuana will not be used as the first option of treatment to fight the addiction, but rather a last resort.
Pennsylvania is the second state that has amended their medical marijuana program to include opioid addiction.
Records show that states that have legalized medical marijuana, in recent months have had a reduction in opioid abuse.
Those people who are now using marijuana have been able to get away from their opioid addiction.