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Here’s what the numbers show about the impact of legal marijuana

Liberty Vittert
Here’s what the numbers show about the impact of legal marijuana

The legalization of marijuana has been a topic of contention and confusion for both sides of the debate. How much money will states earn from marijuana taxes? A study from Georgia State University found that alcohol sales fell by 15% in states where only medical marijuana had been legalized and by 20% in counties where recreational marijuana is sold legally.