A new study found that among the 30,000 overdoses reported in 2016 for people ages 12-21, 30% of cases involved prescription opioids.
As an effort to crack down on opioids, minor league players will no longer receive marijuana drug testing.
No one appears to have any idea whether access to legal weed would really keep people from using opioids in the first place.
Multiple studies have showcased that THC and CBD offer an alternative to opioids and other pain medicines.
The MLB and its players union have discussed the possibility of loosening its testing on marijuana, according to the LA Times.
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