Marijuana Dispensaries Reduce Local Opioid Overdose Rates, Study Finds

“Looking at mortality records from 2009 to 2015, a team of researchers investigated whether the presence of dispensaries in counties with medical cannabis laws had an effect on deaths from prescription opioids, synthetic opioids and heroin. The results supported previous research, indicating that access to marijuana can mitigate the opioid epidemic.”

 

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Marijuana Dispensaries Reduce Local Opioid Overdose Rates, Study Finds

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