Cannabis: A Promising Option for the Opioid Crisis
Prepared by NCIA
The opioid epidemic continues to ravage the country, with prescription painkiller and heroin overdoses now killing more Americans annually than car crashes. As state and federal policy makers grapple with the crisis, this report details how recent research shows that increasing legal access to marijuana could be a potent weapon in the fight — saving lives and millions of dollars in health care and treatment costs. (October 2016)
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