As Overdose Deaths Hit Record High, Study Shows Cannabis Significantly Reduces Opioid Use

“Legalization of cannabis in Colorado was associated with short-term reductions in opioid-related deaths.”

The Blogging Hounds

By Matt Agorist BIG PHARMA

Despite thestate spending thousands of dollars a second– ticketing, kidnapping, caging, and killingevildrug users – the rate of lethal drug overdoses in the last 15 years has skyrocketed at near-exponential rates.

According to the most recent data on overdose deaths, despite the state’s immoral war on drugs, 2020 will go down as the deadliest year in history for overdoses.

In fact, according to arecent preliminary data from the federal government: More Americans died from drug overdose in a 12-month period than at any other point in history.

Drug overdoses were linked to more than 81,000 deaths between June 2019 and May 2020, according to theCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, jumping 18 percent compared to the previous 12-month period. Such deaths rose 20 percent or more in 25 states and the District of Columbia, the report said.

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