Dr. Oz: Marijuana Vs. Opiates
Codeine, Oxycontin, and Vicodin are some of the most prescribed drugs in America to treat chronic pain. But today, Dr. Oz investigated whether marijuana would be a better alternative.
Over-prescription of drugs has become an epidemic. More than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Each year, 250 million prescriptions are written for those sufferers. 12 million people are abusing painkillers, with nearly 50 dying every day from overdosing.