Colorado: The Economy After Legalization and Regulation
ArcView’s Marijuana Market Data Report
The Budgetary Implications of Marijuana Prohibition
MPP’s brochure on taxing and regulating marijuana explains how this real solution would reduce the criminal market, save taxpayers money, make our communities safer, and keep marijuana out of the hands of minors.
“Fiscal Impact of Question 9: Potential State-Revenue Implications” by R. Keith Schwer, Ph.D. and Mary Riddel, Ph.D., February 2005
“Economics of Cannabis Legalization” by Dale Gieringer, Ph.D., June 2004
“The Economic Implications of Marijuana Legalization in Alaska” by Scott W. Bates, 2004
“Potential Tax Revenue from a Regulated Marijuana Market” by Michael R. Caputo in the American Journal of Economics and Sociology, October 1994
“Rationalizing Drug Policy Under Federalism” by David W. Rasmussen and Bruce L. Benson in the Florida State University Law Review, 2003
“Should Cannabis be Taxed and Regulated?” in the Drug and Alcohol Review, June 2004
“An Analytic Assessment of U.S. Drug Policy” by David Boyum and Peter Reuter, published by the American Enterprise Institute, 2005
“Marijuana Growth in British Columbia” by Stephen T. Easton in Public Policy Sources, May 2004
"Marijuana in its natural form is one of the safest therapeutically active substances known to man. By any measure of rational analysis marijuana can be safely used within a supervised routine of medical care. ... It would be unreasonable, arbitrary and capricious for DEA to continue to stand between those sufferers and the benefits of this substance in light of the evidence in this record."
DEA Chief Administrative Law Judge Francis L. Young, Ruling in the matter of Marijuana Rescheduling Petition, September 6, 1988