Experts Divided on Unintended Consequences of Legal Marijuana

One panelist at Thursday’s Oregon Health Forum breakfast expressed deep alarm about addiction and cannabis use, while two others brought more nuanced views and called for better research, noting that legalization of pot is boosting communication with doctors and may provide help for some opioid addicts.

Marijuana legalization is creating a raft of opportunities and challenges for healthcare providers, panelists said Thursday morning at an Oregon Health Forum discussion of the consequences of legal cannabis use.

Source: Experts Divided on Unintended Consequences of Legal Marijuana | The Lund Report