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.