Study: Not in my backyard? Not so fast. The effect of marijuana legalization on neighborhood crime
Not in my backyard? Not so fast. The effect of marijuana legalization on neighborhood crime
Marijuana Moment write some good commentary and analaysis
Although the study found that the anti-crime effects of marijuana retail operations are “highly localized, with no evidence of spillover benefits to adjacent neighborhoods,” the authors suggested it is reasonable to infer that the reductions in crime associated with nearby dispensaries add up to city-wide benefits.