Article by Annie Bergeron-Oliver, CTV News
The number of injured veterans using medical marijuana has skyrocketed, according to Veterans Affairs Canada, while opioid use has decreased.
A cocktail of pills and prescription drugs was once the only option for struggling veterans dealing with painful, life-changing injuries.
Retired Army Maj. Mark Campbell lost both legs after an explosion during his last tour in Afghanistan. He had been given opioids and other prescription drugs to reduce the pain.