According to a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health, Colorado saw a reduction in the number of opioid overdose fatalities after enacting recreational legalization.
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DENVER, June 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ —The Cannabis Business Alliance (CBA) has released a statement in response to a recent insurance study by the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) linking the legalization of recreational marijuana with an increase in car crashes reported to insurers.
A new study suggests legalized medical marijuana could be the answer to the ongoing opioid crisis in the United States, according to a Sept. 17, 2016, article at The Huffington Post. The study examined traffic fatalities in 18 states 1999-2013. Researchers noticed states with legalized medical marijuana saw a drop in accidents in which the driver had been taking an opioid.
A new study suggests youth attitudes are not directly affected by legalization of medical marijuana. The study, published in the American Journal of Public Health, said young people who live in states where medical marijuana has been legalized probably already had liberal views about the drug.