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    How Medical Marijuana Could Aid Opioid Crisis

    As the growing opioid-addiction epidemic tears apart families in Kentucky and across our nation, recent peer-reviewed studies reveal a substantial drop in opioid prescriptions in states that have eased restrictions on medical marijuana. Where states have opened doors to marijuana dispensaries, the data shows, opioid prescriptions plummeted. Is this a solution? We won’t know until more studies are conducted, but I am all for thinking outside the box.

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