Report: Crime in a Time of Cannabis: Estimating the Effect of Legalizing Marijuana on Crime Rates in Colorado and Washington Using the Synthetic Control Method

Report: Crime in a Time of Cannabis: Estimating the Effect of Legalizing Marijuana on Crime Rates in Colorado and Washington Using the Synthetic Control Method
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Alexis J. Harper and Cody Jorgensen  https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1788-5215  codyjorgensen@boisestate.edu View all authors and affiliations OnlineFirst https://doi.org/10.1177/00220426221134107 Abstract The legalization of marijuana for recreational use continues to expand across America. Colorado and Washington were the first states to legalize marijuana in 2012. A primary concern regarding legalization is how these policy changes affect crime rates. Researchers have begun to estimate the […]

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