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Overregulation drives illegal marijuana market in legal States, study suggests

“The qualitative analysis of news reports reveals that regulation is one of the main reasons that people stay in the illicit market,” the paper states.

“The comparison of marijuana crime trends in Colorado and Washington shows mixed findings. While marijuana offense rates in Colorado largely remained steady over the years, those in Washington increased dramatically after the implementation of more intensive regulations.”

Original Article (Marijuana Moment):
Overregulation drives illegal marijuana market in legal States, study suggests
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