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Marijuana and Crime

The Cannabis Manifesto

Sara Davidson | Posted 09.23.2016 | Books
Sara Davidson

In The Cannabis Manifesto, Steve DeAngelo has written what amounts to the Declaration of Independence for Cannabis. He's been a leader of the movement to reform marijuana laws for more than 40 years, and is said to know "more about cannabis than almost anyone else."

Matt Ferner

If Legal Marijuana Was Supposed To Cause More Crime, It's Not Doing A Very Good Job | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.17.2014 | Politics

When Colorado legalized weed more than a year ago, opponents of the move warned that crime would rise. But half a year after the first sales of recrea...

Denver Still Not Overrun By Lawless Zombie Stoners, After 5 Months Of Legal Weed Sales

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

It's been five months since residents and tourists alike could buy their first legal bags of marijuana in Denver, and despite the fears of many law en...

After 3 Months Of Legal Pot Sales, Denver Still Not A Crime-Filled Hellscape

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

Three months into Colorado's historic legal recreational marijuana sales, crime hasn't gone up in Denver, according to recent data released by the cit...

How to Lie With Statistics

Amanda Reiman | Posted 08.10.2013 | Crime
Amanda Reiman

Although the outcome of a recent study was framed as, "Marijuana is the drug most often linked to crime in the United States," a closer look reveals the roots of old school reefer madness.