Study Axes Connection Between Legal Weed and Fewer Opioid Deaths
Sarasota, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) – “Cannabinoids have demonstrated therapeutic benefits, but reducing population-level opioid overdose mortality does not appear to be among them.”
That statement from Stanford researchers directly contradicts findings from a 2014 study that suggested states with medical marijuana laws saw fewer opioid deaths. It calls into question the idea that marijuana might be an answer to the unnecessary use of opioids to treat chronic pain.
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