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Marijuana Access Reduces Opioid-Related Deaths: Research

Marijuana access leads to reductions in opioid-related deaths, according to new research using data from 1999 through 2017. Investigators found that legalization and access to recreational marijuana cause a significant decline in opioid mortality with particularly pronounced benefits in states …

U.S. Boosting Marijuana Crop Available for Research

The U.S. government is growing the largest crop of research marijuana in five years, responding to interest in varieties with high levels of THC and CBD. The government is the only source of pot for nearly all research in the …