Study finds legal cannabis may reduce use of dangerous …

Study finds legal cannabis may reduce use of dangerous prescription drugs
The opioid epidemic is the leading preventable form of death in the United States. Credit: University of New Mexico

The United States is in the midst of a major drug epidemic. Stories continue to roll in daily about the lives claimed by prescription and non-prescription drug overdoses. The numbers are staggering. Opioids alone (including prescription pain killers and street heroin) killed more than 33,000 people in 2015, 90+ Americans every single day, and more than any year on record according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

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