Seattle seniors choosing cannabis over opioids for pain

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Seattle Weather Summary: 61 degrees Seattle — Eighty-year-old Connie Schick uses a cannabis cream for chronic pain after a stroke. Schick said it’s better than using an opioid painkiller, which hurts her stomach and can be addicting. She said even her children think it’s a great idea. “Quite frankly, I do what I want to do anyway,” she grinned. “I don’t care what the reaction is.” The cream she uses contains cannabidiol — or CBD — a non-psychoactive molecule in cannabis. Seattle seniors choosing cannabis over opioids for pain

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