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‘We’ve Been Sold A Lie’: Legal Pot Exacts Toll On Californians

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At a glance

  • Advocates for cannabis tout its health benefits, but doctors have begun to push back
  • In 19 states that have legalized cannabis, addiction rates are 40% higher than in states where it remains illegal
  • In California, cannabis-related hospital admissions rose from 1,400 in 2005 to 16,000 in 2019

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