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Study questions link between medical marijuana and fewer opioid deaths

Did you know that? 7 February 2018 | 0 Comments

Several studies have shown an association between legalizing medical marijuana and lower death rates from opioids. A new study finds that link is more complex than previously described and appears to be changing as both medical marijuana laws and the opioid crisis evolve.

Be a Member of the Movement

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When NORML was founded in late 1970, only 12% of the country supported legalizing marijuana; 88% were opposed to our goals. After decades of hard work by thousands of committed advocates like you, we have gradually won the hearts and minds of a majority of the public. Today, over 60 percent of adults nationwide support [...]

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Status Report: The Impact Of Adult Use Regulatory Schemes

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The legalization and regulation of marijuana for adults is associated with a drastic reduction in overall arrests, increased tax revenue, and is not adversely impacting public health or safety, according to a comprehensive report issued by the Drug Policy Alliance. Among the report’s highlights: • Marijuana arrests are down. Arrests for marijuana in all legal [...]

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