The Misplaced Optimism in Legal Pot
A new study throws cold water on hopes that more liberal cannabis policies could stem the opioid epidemic.
A new study says legal medical marijuana doesn't reduce opioid overdoses, after all
C. Michael Gibson MD
“It would be wonderful if ... a medical-cannabis law could prevent deaths from opioid overdose, but the evidence doesn’t seem to support that.” Hopes that legal pot could keep Americans away from opioids might have been misplaced,