BY MEGAN ARELLANO JAN 28, 2015
Advocating for Evidence Based Marijuana Policy
No Apparent Substitution Effect in Colorado Opioid Deaths
April 26, 2015Posted by on
WTR-RI Research and Analysis Team Note: Proponents of Marijuana Legalization of Marijuana Use suggest it will lead to a substitution effect and that persons struggling with Heroin and Prescription Opioids will switch to MJ. According to a Colorado Public Radio (CPR) report this has not been the case. Below are links to the CPR report’s transcript and to a SAMSHA chart showing trends in Colorado’s college age MJ use.