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Thursday, August 29, 2019

Crime Rates Drop After Marijuana Dispensaries Open Nearby, Study Finds

One concern that marijuana legalization opponents often voice is the fear that dispensaries will increase local criminal activity. But a new study found the opposite to be true.
Crime Rates Drop After Marijuana Dispensaries Open Nearby, Study Finds

“The results imply that an additional dispensary in a neighborhood leads to a reduction of 17 crimes per month per 10,000 residents, which corresponds to roughly a 19 percent decline relative to the average crime rate over the sample period,” the researchers said.

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