Legalization has not curbed the opioid epidemic in Colorado, which saw a record year of opioid deaths in 2017 and 2018 is on track to surpass it. 

Dr. Ken Finn, Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Board Certified in Pain Medicine and Pain Management;  licensed in Colorado, Utah and Arizona; president and founder of several Rehab Medicine businesses;  serves on the American Board of Pain Medicine Executive Board and Exam Council; Volunteer Clinical Instructor at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Medical Branch; published several papers related to cannabis in the face of the opioid epidemic and societal effects.