February 12, 2016

Warren asks CDC to examine marijuana as treatment in opiod epidemic

Guardian - Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren has asked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to consider the role legal marijuana could play in the prescription opioid epidemic.

Warren asked for more research into medical marijuana and painkiller addiction in a letter to the CDC director, Thomas Friedan.

“Opioid abuse is a national concern and warrants swift and immediate action,” Warren wrote.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Unfortunately the CDC will tinker with the research to show whatever outcome that fits the CDC's political agenda. The CDC has done this in the past and gotten away with it, so there is little reason to trust the CDC's findings in the future.