Violent crime has dropped in border states with legal cannabis: study

According to the study, violent crime in such states has fallen by an average of 13% since legal cannabis was put on the books, and at even higher rates regarding homicide.

Among U.S. states bordering Mexico that have medical marijuana laws (MMLs), they found that California saw the highest overall reduction in violent crime, at 15%, and Arizona the lowest, with a 7% drop. Overall, robberies fell by 19% in border states with medical marijuana laws, murder dropped by 10%, and homicides related to the drug trade fell by an impressive 41%.

Original Article (Forbes):
Violent crime has dropped in border states with legal cannabis: study
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