We've come a long way from the days of "Reefer Madness," the influential
Colorado is one of the first states to completely decriminalize
- Overall, Denver has experienced a 14.6 percent decrease in crime since
pot was legalized.
- Property crime in Colorado is down 14.6 percent.
- Violent crime
in Colorado is down 2.4 percent.
- Thanks to more than $1 billion in marijuana sales,
Colorado is receiving more than $100 million in state revenue. This newfound state revenue will go on to fund more positive things for the state of Colorado, including libraries, schools, cultural activities and arts programs for children.
Academics Agree That Legal Pot Is a Good Thing
It's not only
“After controlling for a host of known factors