Research conducted by Susan Averett, Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics, and Emily Smith ’18 was cited in a recent article about the use of medical marijuana to treat chronic pain.

Their research, referenced in Merry Jane, a cannabis-focused digital media platform, showed that enactment of medical marijuana laws may help stem the rise in these deaths if medical marijuana can be used as a substitute for more powerful opioid pain relievers.

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