And what a flattering statistic: Oklahoma ranks number one in milligrams of prescription opioids handed out per adult resident.
What’s the correct position on this? Are current pain sufferers even aware of the life-ruining potential of the drugs they’re being prescribed? Are the manufacturers liable? If they are, then so are the doctors. But there must be an alternative to opioid-based painkillers, and and they should no longer be prescribed. Cannabis-based painkillers have proven to be equally effective, without turning the user into a helpless, emaciated addict. Strains of cannabis vary in strength, why not let pain sufferers grow their medicine at home?