August 28, 2014 Marina Galperina

With people abusing opioid-based drugs cross the country, a new study published by the Jama Internal Medicine suggests a safer alternative. In surveying death certificate data from every state between 1999 and 2010, research shows that states where weed can be legally prescribed to treat chronic pain have a 24.8% lower opioid overdose mortality rate. Three states (California, Oregon, and Washington) […]

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