“States with medical marijuana laws experienced a nearly 25% drop in deaths from opioid overdoses compared to states that did not have those laws” (Sifferlin, 2016).
This article from TIME Magazine explains how opiod deaths are declining while medical marijuana recommendations by doctors are increasing. This movement is not only saving lives, but also saving money! Find out more about what states are doing to save their patients from opiod addictions and discovering how treat chronic pain with medical marijuana.
Sifferlin, A. (2016). Can Medical Marijuana Help End the Opioid Epidemic? Time Magazine. Retrieved from http://time.com/4419003/can-medical-marijuana-help-end-the-opioid-epidemic/?xid=fbshare