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Can Medical Marijuana Help Curb America’s Opioid Epidemic?
 

Can Medical Marijuana Help Curb America’s Opioid Epidemic?

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Could medical marijuana step in and slow America's tragic opioid epidemic?
 
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17 Oct 2016 - General
 
Afaque Ali US States With Legal Weed Have Decreased Opioid Abuse. However, the American Society of Addiction Medicine reported that fatalities related to opioids are rising drastically — in 2014, about 18,893 overdose deaths in the U.S. were related to prescription painkillers, and 10,574 deaths were related to heroin. There is also a recent study which reported that prescription opioid overdose, abuse, and depen...
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