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In colorado, (legal) sales of recreational and medical marijuana totaled nearly $1 billion in 2015 marijuana is a bigger business than many people realize although some are worried about the long-term health effects of marijuana use, it's clear that legalization comes with some benefits to society -- namely, more jobs and tax. Marijuana legalization: research review on crime a 2014 paper in the american it concludes that legal recreational marijuana is a net benefit for. Story from motley fool: 4 marijuana stats that will blow you away keep an eye on changing marijuana laws and the economic potential. Medical marijuana is legal in 26 states, the district of columbia and guam proponents of marijuana, backed by several studies, say the drug has many therapeutic uses. See joseph henchman, marijuana legalization and taxes: lessons for other states from colorado and washington, tax foundation special report (apr 20, 2016. Attorney general jeff sessions is a known critic of the cannabis industry and federal oversight of marijuana legalization has now become more strict in january 2018, the.
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American society of addiction medicine white paper on state-level proposals to legalize marijuana adopted by the asam board of directors july 25, 2012. Now that two us states have voted to legalize marijuana, expect to see more sitting officials talking about the need for policy change even more clearly and frequently the us can’t credibly bully other countries into maintaining a prohibitionist approach while states within its own borders are recognizing the senselessness of this approach and.
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