Veteran Opens Up About Use Of Marijuana To Treat Addiction

Jun 16, 2017

When Afghanistan Veteran Todd Weiss injured his back again, he turned to prescription medication to help. It was then that his downward spiral began.

A self-described "walking zombie" while taking opioids, it would be a motorcycle accident that would expose Weiss' addiction and serve as the "rehab" he said he needed.

Now Weiss said he is opioid-free, all thanks to marijuana. Morning Edition Host Brooke Allen caught up with Weiss to learn more.