As Illinois determines whether to limit potency of legalized pot, drug gets increased scrutiny after link to p – Chicago Tribune

Such awareness campaigns have helped steadily decrease use, particularly among adolescents, of tobacco and alcohol, which unlike marijuana, kill thousands of people each year. And legal cannabis has the advantage of lab testing and potency statements on the label, unlike illegal pot. Armentano also pointed out that the FDA-approved drug Marinol, used to quell nausea, is 100 percent synthetic THC, but is used safely, without the risk of fatal overdose that opioids have.