In a recent study, the University of California has found that counties with an increase of cannabis dispensaries experience reduced numbers of opioid related deaths. This suggests that providing an alternate way to control pain may be a perfect way to end the opioid epidemic. The study was first published on January 27th in the British Medical Journal. Hopefully this study will be the first of many studies to come out. As the more we know, the more we can save our communities. Check out the link below to read more.