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Marijuana legalization could reduce crime by a fair amount. There are studies that prove that crime reduction is correlated to marijuana legalization. The influence of this policy change has been underestimated. From data reported by local police departments across the country, legalizing medical cannabis reduces violence and property crime. The crime reduction is more obvious in Mexican border states. But, many other Mexican border states haven’t passed the laws yet. So, to find a new way to control the in-state crime cases, especially property crime, most of the states should consider legalizing cannabis. In 2020, researchers studied that the passage of recreational cannabis laws in Washington and Colorada may have actually a reduction in certain major crimes in nearby jurisdictions. That is probably due to the elimination of dangerous and illegal street sales, which are replaced by regulated stores.

NewComment: https://nowcomment.com/documents/309606

Original article: https://www.marijuanamoment.net/impact-of-marijuana-legalization-on-crime-reduction-is-being-underestimated-new-study-finds/.

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