Study Uncovers the Economic Benefits of Legalizing Marijuana

When considering legalizing marijuana, there are many economic, health, and social issues we must analyze. One economic study will not be the basis of Canada’s public policy decisions, but Easton’s research does conclusively show that there are economic benefits in the legalization of marijuana.

The Economic Benefits of Legalizing Weed | Investopedia

The economic benefits of legalizing weed could mean a big push for state economies and big bucks for both the state and the federal governments. Impact on Tax Revenue Better than expected sales of marijuana in Colorado and Washington over the past year have resulted in buoyant tax revenues.

Legal Marijuana Is A Boon To The Economy, Finds Study

Mar 13, 2018 · Researchers found that legalizing marijuana had a positive impact on the economy of Pueblo County, Colo. In a landmark report out of the Colorado State University-Pueblo’s Institute of Cannabis Research, researchers found that a taxed and regulated cannabis industry contributed more than $58 million to the local economy, reports The Denver Post.

The Economics of Marijuana Legalization – Debt.org

Now these challengers are adding nuance. In an attempt to sway public opinion to their side, more and more anti-drug war warriors point to the economic benefits of making pot legal. Marijuana by the Numbers. According to federal statistics, about 94 million Americans have tried cannabis at …

McKinsey Tells Lebanon About The Economic Benefits Of

McKinsey Tells Lebanon About The Economic Benefits Of Legalizing Marijuana. Marijuana Gets Legalized according to a 2016 study from though it did detail the positive economic benefits.

Time to Legalize Marijuana? – 500+ Economists Endorse It

The report shows that marijuana legalization– replacing prohibition with a system of taxation and regulation — would save $7.7 billion per year in state and federal expenditures on prohibition enforcement and produce tax revenues of at least $2.4 billion annually if marijuana were taxed like …

Marijuana’s $2.4 billion impact in Colorado is a lesson

Marijuana’s $2.4 billion impact in Colorado is a lesson for 5 states considering legalization Colorado’s experience suggests starting a legal cannabis industry is one of the most efficient ways to generate new economic activity.

The marijuana industry created more than 18,000 new jobs

The study, conducted by the economic consulting firm Marijuana Policy Group, is based on two years of sales numbers from the state of Colorado. It measured both the direct effects of legalization

How legalizing pot could save America’s economy – The Week

Legalizing marijuana on a federal level would provide economic benefits for the United States in the billions, precisely at a time when the federal economy needs a major boost.

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October 2016 The Economic Impact of Marijuana Legalization

This study utilizes official data to overcome those marijuana economic impact model. This new model can help voters, policymakers, and regulators understand how marijuana legalization impacts the state economy in terms of output, tax revenues, GDP, and Marijuana Policy Group.