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Marijuana Legalization

Grow NM Bill Summary

From Prohibition to Progress: A Status Report on Marijuana Legalization

Public Finance of Legal Marijuana – The Colorado Experience

The Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado – The Impact (HIDTA Report)

Legalization Status Report

DPA Presentation to NMAC Healthcare Policy Committee

Blazing the Trail in Colorado Marijuana and Public Health

Grow NM Presentation to Economic & Rural Development Legislative Committee

Beware of bogus marijuana studies – Star-Ledger Editorial

Legalizing Marijuana in NM: Protecting Our Youth & Public Health

 

PUBLIC HEALTH: 

  • The Washington Post, 2016: Here’s how legal pot changed Colorado and Washington *attached as pdf

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/10/13/heres-how-legal-pot-changed-colorado-and-washington/?utm_term=.e931d4af63b0

  • American Journal of Public Health, 2017: Recreational Cannabis Legalization and Opioid-Related Deaths in Colorado, 2000-2015

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29019782

  • Journal of Substance Use and Related Disorders, 2016: Cannabis and Psychosis: A Critical Overview of the Relationship

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26781550 (abstract only, paywall)

  • Journal of Substance Use & Misuse, 2018, Adolescent Marijuana Use and Perceived Ease of Access Before and After Recreational Marijuana Implementation in CO

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28816599

  • Journal of Drug and Alcohol Dependence: Medical Marijuana Policies and Hospitalizations Related to Marijuana and Opioid Pain Reliever

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28259087

  • Journal of Health Economics, RAND Corporation, 2015: Do medical marijuana laws reduce addictions and deaths related to pain killers?

http://www.nber.org/papers/w21345

  • Washington Poison Center 2016 Annual Report

https://www.wapc.org/data/toxic-trend-reports/cannabis-toxic-trends/

  • Colorado Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center 2016 Marijuana Annual Report

https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/marijuana-health-report

http://www.wsipp.wa.gov/Reports/604

  • SAMSHA Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the US: Results from 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health

https://www.samhsa.gov/samhsa-data-outcomes-quality/major-data-collections/reports-detailed-tables-2016-NSDUH

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT:

  • Science Daily, 2014: No correlation between medical marijuana legalization, crime increase: Legalization may reduce homicide, assault rates

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/03/140326182049.htm

  • American Journal of Public Health, 2017: Crash Fatality Rates After Recreational Marijuana Legalization in Washington and Colorado

http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/abs/10.2105/AJPH.2017.303848

  • Denver Post, 2017: Traffic fatalities linked to marijuana are up sharply in CO. Is legalization to blame?

https://www.denverpost.com/2017/08/25/colorado-marijuana-traffic-fatalities/

  • Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 2016: Mitigation of Marijuana-Related Legal Harms to Youth in California

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26891110 (abstract only)

  • Transform 2nd edition Cannabis book chapter on DUI (see p175-194)

http://www.tdpf.org.uk/resources/publications/how-regulate-cannabis-practical-guide

  • Colorado Department of Public Safety, Division of Criminal Justice, 2016: Marijuana Legalization in Colorado: Early Findings

http://hermes.cde.state.co.us/drupal/islandora/object/co%3A25446

  • National Bureau of Economic Research, 2017: The Cross-Border Spillover Effects of Recreational Marijuana Legalization

http://www.nber.org/papers/w23426

  • New Jersey Star Ledger Editorial The truth about weed and road safety

http://www.nj.com/opinion/index.ssf/2018/02/the_truth_about_weed_and_road_safety_editorial.html

 

ECONOMY:

  • O’Donnell Economics, 2016: Legalization of Cannabis for Social Use: A New Mexico Market Forecast

https://www.odonnelleconomics.com/reports

  • Brookings Institution: Colorado’s Rollout of Legal Marijuana is Succeeding

https://www.brookings.edu/research/colorados-rollout-of-legal-marijuana-is-succeeding/

  • Tax Foundation, 2017: How High are Marijuana Taxes in Your State

https://taxfoundation.org/marijuana-taxes-state/

  • The Washington Post, 2018: Study: Legal marijuana could generate more than $132 billion in federal tax revenue and 1 million jobs

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/2018/01/10/study-legal-marijuana-could-generate-more-than-132-billion-in-federal-tax-revenue-and-1-million-jobs/?utm_term=.5300015bd7a7

  • Leafly: Cannabis Jobs Count Part 2, How Many Jobs Depend on Legal Cannabis

https://www.leafly.com/news/politics/many-jobs-depend-legal-cannabis-math

  • Marijuana Business Daily’s Marijuana Business Factbook (paywall)

https://mjbizdaily.com/factbook/

https://newfrontierdata.com/annualreport2017/

 

NATIONAL POLL:

  • Quinnipiac Poll 2017

https://poll.qu.edu/national/release-detail?ReleaseID=2508

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