Colorado physicians to offer cannabis as alternative to opioid medications

A new law in the US state of Colorado means that patients will be able to opt for a medical cannabis prescription in place of opioid medication. The option will be available for people with conditions where an opioid prescription for pain relief would normally be offered. The new law is aimed at reducing the levels of addiction to opioid medications.

Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/455909-colorado-becomes-third-state-allowing-doctors-to-recommend-medical