Marijuana's Public Health Pros and Cons

Some opinion polls suggest voters will soon approve California’s Proposition 64, legalizing marijuana for adult recreational use. If that proves to be the case, legalization will bring with it some perhaps surprising public health pros and cons – and voters need to weigh both very seriously before they head to the polls.


Dear Jeff Sessions: Here’s that science on marijuana and opioids you were asking for

Speaking Tuesday morning before the National Association of Attorneys General, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions expressed doubt that marijuana could help mitigate the opioid abuse epidemic.

Here’s a run-down of where the evidence on marijuana and opiates stands.

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