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DEA data show marijuana legalization linked to reductions in opioid demand

Updated: Mar 14, 2023

DEA Data Shows Marijuana Legalization Linked To ‘Reductions In Opioid Demand,’ New Study Finds

State-level marijuana legalization is associated with significant reductions in prescribing of the opioid codeine, according to a new study that leverages data from the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

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