New Frontier Data: Medical Cannabis Could Easily Save American Taxpayers Over $220 Million
We can tell you we don’t worry about running out of new, relevant info to share with you that mostly validates the medicinal and social policy benefits of Med C. It’s a very dynamic story of many parts moving in many directions. And while not – as we freely admit – a panacea for all ills and not without the need for governance, and not without political defeats amidst the victories, the weight of evidence is overwhelmingly in favor of the benefits.
Most opponents are, we suppose, able to take their own comfort in knowing that since there have are few serious scientific justifications behind their decades of foot-dragging, and those can be managed by program design, they can just keep recycling the same old red herring or myth-based arguments.
Knowing nothing except how to say no (even in occasionally “new-sounding” ways) is simpler than making the case to change outmoded, but engrained laws and habits of thinking.
Take for example the ever more confirmed finding, which most people already know, regarding how many lives medical cannabis is saving in legal states while the opioid crisis continues unabated here – as the same complex of interests continues to refuse to budge – ignoring the data in the same breath as expressing distress over the loss of life.
Still, maybe if opponents aren’t moved by the human side of the story, maybe they’ll consider a sure shot way of saving hundreds of millions in tax spending? One would think so. However……
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