Nearly half of Americans say they’ve tried marijuana a minimum of as soon as of their life.
With extra individuals lighting up than ever (and 9 states voting on the legalization of marijuana on Election Day), it’s necessary to keep in mind what number of fatally overdose on the drug.
Zip. Zero. That’s in accordance to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention which collects knowledge on a variety of different substances, each authorized and illicit, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.
For comparability, opioids, which embrace prescription ache relievers and heroin, killed greater than 28,000 Americans in 2014. Nearly 88,000 individuals die from alcohol-related causes yearly, which makes alcohol the fourth main preventable explanation for the demise within the US.
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