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Study: Medical Cannabis Legalization Reduces Suicides

The legalization of medical cannabis significantly reduces suicide rates, especially among young adults, according to a study published in the American Journal of Public Health. For the study, researchers obtained 17 years worth of state-level suicide data from the National Vital Statistics System’s Mortality Detail Files, and used regression analysis – studying economic conditions, state …

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New Study: Medical Cannabis Legalization Has Reduced Suicides

A new study published in the American Journal of Public Health – which is an update of a 2011 study – has found that states which have legalized medical cannabis have seen a significant reduction in suicides, especially among young adults aged 20 to 29. For the study, researchers “obtained state-level suicide data from the National Vital Statistics System’s …

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Studies Find Legalizing Medical Cannabis Reduces Suicides and Traffic Fatalities

There have been a plethora of studies released in recent years which have shown the benefits of legalizing cannabis, whether for recreational or medicinal purposes. Two of the most substantial, eye-opening benefits of legalization that recent research has indicated, is a drastic decrease in both suicides, and traffic fatalities. Who would have known? A study …

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