Elizabeth Warren thinks legalizing marijuana could help end America’s opioid addiction crisis

Elizabeth Warren thinks legalizing marijuana could help end America’s opioid addiction crisis

Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to explore the use of medical marijuana as an alternative to the powerful opioid painkillers that kill thousands of people each year.

In a letter to CDC chief Tom Friedan, the Massachusetts Democrat also asks the agency to look into “the impact of the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana on opioid overdose deaths.”

Read the full article on Washington Post here. 

 

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