By Brad Broker
The legalization of medical marijuana has led to a decrease in drug overdose deaths, according to a new study.
Chronic pain is so common among U.S. patients that prescriptions for opioids has practically doubled during the last 10 years. But now that 23 states (and counting) have enacted medical marijuana laws, more patients have access to “alternative nonopioid treatments” to take care of that chronic pain. Read the full story »