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Share of opioid prescription abuse in states with medical marijuana U.S. 2015

Percentage of people who abused their opioid prescription in U.S. states with and without medical marijuana from 2011 to 2015

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 20, 2016
Share of opioid prescription abuse in states with medical marijuana U.S. 2015 This statistic shows the percentage of people who abused their opioid prescriptions in the U.S. from 2011 to 2015 in states with and without legal medical marijuana. It was found that 5.4 percent of people with an opioid prescription in states prohibiting medical marijuana abused their prescription, whereas only 2.8 percent of those with opioid prescriptions in states permitting medical marijuana abused their prescriptions.
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Percentage of people who abused their opioid prescription in U.S. states with and without medical marijuana from 2011 to 2015

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