Is Medical Marijuana the Answer to the Prescription Painkiller Epidemic?

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A new study suggests that access to medical marijuana could dramatically reduce the number of prescription painkiller deaths in the United States. Research published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine reports that states that have legalized medical marijuana saw 25% fewer deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses between 1999 and 2010 than states where cannabis was illegal. As the Washington Post…

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