Dr. Oz Explains How Marijuana May Relieve Chronic Pain

Dr. Mehmet Oz is well known for his work as a cardiothoracic surgeon, a professor at Columbia University, and for being a tv personality in households across America thanks to superstar Oprah. In a recent PSA, Dr. Oz discussed the most pressing matters in today's medical world, including medical marijuana, transgender awareness, and the choice to die with dignity. Dr. Oz says "it's time to view marijuana as a medicine," and, "it absolutely should be widely available." In this clip, Dr. Oz discusses how marijuana is the future in medicine, and when it comes to relieving chronic pain, it's time to turn in the opioids and opt for this potentially safer alternative.