Produced in collaboration with Colorado Fiscal Institute, Law Enforcement Action Partnership and Harm Reduction Action Center, this report marshals the best available data from Denver and from existing facilities in… Read More
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Extend your learning The Drug Policy Alliance is currently leading marijuana legalization campaigns in New Jersey, New Mexico and New York. Learn more about these campaigns – and join us to support marijuana reform… Read More
So Far, So Good: What We Know About Marijuana Legalization in Colorado, Washington, Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C.
In 2012, Colorado and Washington became the first two U.S. states – and the first two jurisdictions in the world – to approve ending marijuana prohibition and legally regulating marijuana production, distribution and… Read More
This report provides comprehensive data on marijuana charges and arrests in Colorado before and after the passage of Amendment 64 in 2012. The report compiles and analyzes data from the county judicial districts, as… Read More
Overview Since the first retail marijuana stores opened on January 1st, 2014, the state of Colorado has benefitted from a decrease in crime rates, a decrease in traffic fatalities, an increase in tax revenue and… Read More
This fact sheet looks at the numbers post-marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington.
Since retail sales of marijuana and marijuana-infused products began in Colorado in 2014, efforts to ensure the safety and encourage the safe consumption of these products have been ongoing. Colorado law requires that… Read More
Status Report: Marijuana Regulation in Colorado After Six Months of Retail Sales and 18 Months of Decriminalization
With the passage of Amendment 64 in November 2012, Colorado became the first state to regulate the cultivation, manufacture and sale of marijuana for adults 21 and over. It is far too early to make any definitive… Read More
This report reveals that more than 200,000 people have been arrested for marijuana possession in Colorado since 1986. Police made more than half of those possession arrests in just the last 10 years. Other key… Read More