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It is no secret that the country is in a deep painkiller epidemic. Statistics show that over the past 15 years there has been an incredible increase in both sales of pharmaceutical opiates and the number of people who die each year from abusing them. According to the Center for Disease Control, in 2013, more than 16,000 people died of overdosage and prescription pain relievers, accounting for 60% of all overdose deaths. Many skeptics feared that legalization of marijuana and easy accessibility would cause a similar epidemic, but a new study showed that some legal states lower their pain statistics simply by making cannabis easier to obtain

According to an article in the UPI, researchers at the RAND Corporation and the University of California-Irvine looked at states that had marijuana legalized in the years following their passage legislation and their statistics with respect to fatal overdoses and admissions Of the addiction treatment center related to opioid abuse. The researchers found that these states had "significant reductions in both measures of opiate abuse - but only if they had also legalized marijuana dispensaries."

It appears that the dispensary issue is important because in the six states where doctors are allowed to prescribe marijuana but where retail dispensaries are prohibited, the study found "no evidence" of " Abuse or mortality. Substance "But in the 18 states where medical marijuana shops are licensed, there was a 16% reduction in" opioid-related mortality "and a 28% reduction in opioid abuse treatment admissions.

The study also found no decrease in the distribution of legal opioid analgesics in states with dispensaries. This has led researchers to think that reducing the abuse of analgesics in these states "comes less from patients switching their prescriptions, than people who were taking illegally obtained opioids replacing drugs with legal weeds. In other words - the results suggest that clinics may have saved the lives of some recreational poppers, which stop using hard drugs once they've got a pot order. "

The article UPI also points out that the consumption of chronic marijuana has some potential harm related to it. Some studies have shown that this can lead to memory loss and demotivation disorders.

 But no one ever died of having too smoky weeds. So is the solution to opioid epidemic lie of the nation in legal marijuana dispensaries? According to this revealing study, they might well.

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