Doctors Prescribe Certain Opioids 20% Less in Medical Marijuana States, Study Finds.
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Doctors Prescribe Certain Opioids 20% Less in Medical Marijuana States, Study Finds.

In states with legal medical cannabis, orthopedic surgeons prescribe nearly 20% fewer opioid prescriptions. States with easily accessed medical marijuana storefronts have a 13% reduction in daily opioid prescriptions.
 

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