Cannabis killed exactly 0 people in 2015.
Here’s a good article in the Huffington Post about cannabis overdose (or, rather, the inability to overdose on cannabis) and how its 0 overdose deaths per year stack up to other drugs- both legal and illicit. Of course, alcohol reigns supreme in the overdose category, despite it being both legal and easy to obtain. Let’s hope that 2016 will be the year that the Feds remove cannabis from Schedule I. Call your representatives in Congress.
Rod Kight is a lawyer based in Asheville, NC. He is licensed in North Carolina and Oregon and represents legal cannabis businesses. You can contact him by clicking here.