Medical Marijuana Use, Lower Opioid Deaths Linked

A multi-institution study, led by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, has shown that states which allow medical use of marijuana are experiencing sharply lower deaths due to opioid overdoses.

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Comments (1)
Very interesting. That makes all the sense in the world to me. If I can manage my pain safely without the use of narcotics, why would I choose the opiate that is going to make me sleepy and are highly addictive. This is good news. I hope the study is confirmed under the scrutiny of scientific methods.
Posted by Stephanie B | Tuesday, September 02 2014 at 8:50AM ET
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