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Do Medical Marijuana Laws Reduce Addictions and Deaths Related to Pain Killers?

David Powell, Rosalie Liccardo Pacula, Mireille Jacobson

NBER Working Paper No. 21345
Issued in July 2015, Revised in August 2015

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This paper was supported by a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to the RAND Corporation (R01DA032693). We appreciate helpful comments from participants of the 2013 Addiction Health Services Annual Meeting, the Drug Policy Research Center Seminar, the Vanderbilt Law School Drug Policy Roundtable Meeting, and the Conference of the American Society of Health Economists. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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