420 with CNW – Study Finds the Presence of Marijuana Reduces Local Crime Rates

Many opponents of marijuana legalization have often argued that legalization would open the door to higher crime rates within the neighborhoods where cannabis dispensaries are located. However, a study done in Denver has shown that in the neighborhoods where cannabis dispensaries are opened, crime rates tend to reduce in comparison to the neighborhoods without marijuana dispensaries.

The researchers write that when a marijuana dispensary is opened in an area, a crime reduction rate of 19 percent is noted relative to the overall crime rates within the period under study. This monthly reduction in crime was computed on the basis of…

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