A study has found that opioid deaths in Colorado dropped sharply--by about 180/year--after marijuana was legalized. Now I'll concede that the graph in the article is a bit too "clean" for my taste--real data rarely looks that obvious--but if you scale for population (1 in 60 Americans live there), you would suggest that legalizing the drug nationwide could save over ten thousand lives per year.
I used to be a prohibitionist, but if the data hold up, I can get behind that, even if I have to deal with a few stoners as a result.
The Highwaymen Murals: Al Black’s Concrete Dreams - The Highwaymen Murals: Al Black’s Concrete Dreams, by Gary Munroe. Published in 2009. Hardcover, 160 pages. Despite being officially 160 pages, The Highway...
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