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Jul 26

It Appears that Crime and Traffic Fatalities Have Been Going Down Since Washington State Legalized Marijuana

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When the State of Washington legalized recreational marijuana in 2012, government-trusters claimed the move would cause a spike in crime and traffic crashes. But thus far, the evidence appears to show that Washington has experienced a continuing decline in overall crime and a decrease in traffic fatalities.

A discussion by Professor Mark Thornton is here.