Legal medical marijuana: Promise for opioid addiction? | Arkansas Blog

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Legal medical marijuana: Promise for opioid addiction?

Posted By on Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 3:27 PM

And speaking of medical marijuana, this just out from the Washington Post sounds worth a read, including by the Arkansas surgeon general and them:



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That's good news if true, isn't it? Unless you are an opioids maker.

In a related matter, the Cato Institute will release tomorrow a report that concludes from studies in four states where marijuana has been fully legalized — Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska — that it has had "minimal effects on marijuana use and related outcomes"  — pro or con. 

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