Senator Elizabeth Warren sent a letter to Dr. Thomas Friedan, head of Center for Disease Control (CDC), advocating for the legalization of marijuana both medically and recreationally to address America's 'epidemic' of addiction to prescription painkillers. She also requested of the CDC more research into the long-term effects of opioids prescribed to children as well as the long-term impact of marijuana legalization on opioid-related overdose deaths in America.
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