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Research shows cannabis can lower opioid dosage, but studies are preliminary

Research shows cannabis can lower opioid dosage, but studies are preliminary

Larson cited one statistic to justify his bill: “Studies have shown up to 75% reduction in opioid dosage for medical cannabis users”

The intersection of medical cannabis and opioid use as treatments for chronic pain is an emerging field of research as more states loosen regulations on medical and recreational use of marijuana. But does science show that cannabis has as great an impact on opioid dosage as Larson claims?

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