A new report by the World Health Organization pegs global deaths due to alcohol at 3 million in 2016, making alcohol responsible for 1 out of every 20 deaths. No direct deaths can be attributed to the plant. 28% of those 3 million alcohol deaths were due to injuries, 21% were from alcohol-related digestive disorders […]

Traffic deaths in Nevada dropped over 10 percent in the first year of recreational marijuana, according to data provided by the Nevada Department of Public Safety. Between July 2017 and May 2018 just 277 people died in car crashes in the state, compared to 310 traffic accident deaths between July 2016 and May 2017. One […]

Overdose deaths from pharmaceutical opioids in America have approximately tripled since 1991, and every day 46 people die of such overdoses in the United States. However, a new study suggests that medical marijuana could provide some relief from the national epidemic of prescription painkiller overdoses. The 13 states that passed laws allowing for the use of medical marijuana between […]