Do Medical Marijuana Laws Reduce Addictions and Deaths Related to Pain Killers?


Editor’s note:  The link below will take you an an abstract of a study released by the National Bureau of Economic Research.  A more reader friendly report of the study can be found at the second link, which will take you to the Washington Post.  In that article the writer quotes the NBER study: 

“Our findings suggest that providing broader access to medical marijuana may have the potential benefit of reducing abuse of highly addictive painkillers,” the researchers conclude.

 

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