Skip to main content

Professor McMichael Comments on Research that Shows Medical Marijuana Access Laws Reduce Opioid Prescriptions

December 18, 2019

Professor Benjamin McMichael is quoted in Newsweek magazine about his research that shows recreational and medical marijuana access laws reduce the number of opioid prescriptions.

For more, read “Legalizing Cannabis Linked to Less Opioid Prescriptions, Could Help Combat Epidemic, Scientists Say.” 



The University of Alabama School of Law strives to remain neutral on issues of public policy. The Law School’s communications team may facilitate interviews or share opinions expressed by faculty, staff, students, or other individuals regarding policy matters. However, those opinions do not necessarily reflect the views of the Law School, the University, or affiliated leadership.