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…the war on weed culture

*Blue: Legal
Orange: Illegal but decriminalized
Pink: Illegal but often unenforced
Red: Illegal
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“It is widely regarded that the opioid crisis was spurred by big pharmaceutical companies that liberally prescribed the addictive drugs like Oxycontin and Vicodin, not marijuana consumers.”

A 2014 report from the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that in states where medical marijuana for chronic pain is legal, the yearly number of deaths from prescription drug overdose is 25 percent lower than in states where medical marijuana remains illegal.

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