Medical Marijuana Access Leads to Significant Reduction in Prescription Opioid Use, Study Finds

Medical Marijuana Access Leads to Significant Reduction in Prescription Opioid Use, Study Finds | Paul Armentano

The enactment of medical cannabis access laws is associated with significant reductions in prescription opioid use among Medicaid enrollees, according to just-published data in the journal Addiction. Investigators with the University of California at San Diego assessed the relationship between medical cannabis legalization and opioid use among Medicaid enrollees over a period of 21 years (1993 to 2014). […]

Medical Marijuana Access Leads to Significant Reduction in Prescription Opioid Use, Study Finds | The Daily Chronic

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