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Study After Study Shows States That Legalize Marijuana Have Lower Opioid Use

Study After Study Shows States That Legalize Marijuana Have Lower Opioid Use

Rates of opioid prescriptions went down in states that implemented laws allowing access to medical marijuana, according to two studies published today (April 2) in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. The findings suggest that access to medical marijuana may have cut patients’ need for opioids to manage their pain, the researchers said. “There has been substantive evidence that marijuana can […]