Medical marijuana brings southcentral Pa. man more relief than any pill or treatment

ONE YEAR SINCE MEDICAL MARIJUANA SALES STARTED IN PENNSYLVANIA, PATIENTS AND ADVOCATES SAY IT HAS CHANGED LIVES AND OPENED EYES.

By Ashley Books, Chambersburg Public Opinion
Published 6:00 a.m. ET Feb. 21, 2019

Peter DeVitis spent years relying on Big Pharma and acupuncture before finding a remedy that eased his chronic pain.

After struggling for more than a decade with what he claimed was an undiagnosed case of diabetes that later caused nerve damage, the Chambersburg acupuncturist first turned to his own profession for help.

But, it didn’t make any difference.

“I treat other people and they get good results, but working on me it was just getting progressively worse,” he continued.

Peter DeVitis spreads some medical marijuana oil on to a piece of bread the afternoon of Tuesday, Feb. 19. DeVitis began using the product last spring to treat his chronic pain caused by diabetes.