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Number of suicides committed using a firearm plummeted after California legalized medicinal pot

Number of suicides committed using a firearm plummeted after California legalized medicinal pot

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 14, 2019

Based on the details of a new paper published in the Archives of Suicide Research, gun-related suicides have dropped throughout California since cannabis was legalized for medical purposes. Voters approved legislation to legalize medical cannabis in California under Proposition 215 in 1996. “Find...

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