Study Shows Legalization of Marijuana Could Reduce Opioid Deaths

Although certain states in America are making advancements when it comes to both recreational and medical marijuana – and the positive effects the drug can have on people ailing from certain diseases such as Alzheimers, epilepsy and multiple sclerosis – there are plenty of people still opposed to legalisation. Mainly out-of-touch politicians, but that’s not for us to comment, right?

But one of the most telling statistics for its benefits – and the positive impact of legalisation – is in the figures related to opioid use. For while opioids are legal, they’re also much more harmful than cannabis.

One study found that states with legalised medical marijuana had a 25 per cent lower rate of opioid overdoses than states without it.

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