Tag Archives: Legalization

Flying “High”: Current Preventative Measures in Advance of Marijuana Legalization in Canada

The issue of pilot intoxication has received a fair amount of media attention in Canada over the past few years. We have seen jail sentences imposed on airline pilots, a heavily publicized incident involving an intoxicated Sunwing pilot, and the … Continue reading

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First Marijuana Ad in Texas Paving Way for Legalization in Rural Areas

A new Texas Marijuana Ad that hit the airwaves this August could potentially signal that both the public opinion and political debate on  legalization of cannabis are shifting in Texas. At a convention in June, 80 percent of Texas delegates … Continue reading

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"Harmonizing Federal Tax Law and the State Legalization of Marijuana"

The title of this post is the title of this new paper authored by Daniel Rowe now available via SSRN. Here is its abstract: As states legalize marijuana and cannabis-derived products, both for medical and recreational use, the punitive federal … Continue reading

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"Marijuana Legalization and Crime Clearance Rates: Testing Proponent Assertions in Colorado and Washington State"

The title of this post is the title of this interesting Research Article appearing in Police Quarterly. Here is its abstract: The legalization of recreational cannabis in Washington state (I-502) and Colorado (A-64) created a natural experiment with ancillary unknowns. … Continue reading

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New York Health Department issues big report concluding benefits of marijuana legalization outweighs potential costs

As the New York Daily News puts it here: "The New York State Health Department is high on the prospects of legal marijuana." Here is what they mean: In a long-awaited report released Friday, the Health Department concluded the “positive … Continue reading

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