Medical Cannabis Laws and Opioid Analgesic Overdose Mortality

By January 23rd, 2018 Addiction, Opioids, Pain, Research Articles

Medical Cannabis Laws and Opioid Analgesic Overdose Mortality

As reported in the August, 2014 issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, this research shares an examination of the association between medical cannabis laws and opioid analgesic overdose mortality. Each year after implementation of the law showed that such laws were associated with a lower rate of overdose mortality that generally strengthened over time.

Medical Cannabis Laws and Opioid Analgesic Overdose Mortality