Study Finds Marijuana Legalization has Increased Colorado’s Population

A study published recently by the Institute of Labor Economics has found that marijuana legalization has had a considerable impact on Colorado’s population. The study’s summary states that “This paper examines the amenity value of legalized marijuana by analyzing the impact of marijuana legalization on migration to Colorado. Colorado is[…]

Mortality Rate Among Marijuana Users Much Lower than Users of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Those who consume marijuana have a significantly lower Standardized Mortality Rate (SMR) than those who consume alcohol or other drugs such as opiates. The study was published by the journal Substance Use & Misuse. It “presents a 30-year follow-up study of a cohort of 1163 substance misusers who were in[…]

Cannabis Essential Oils Make People “More Energetic, Relaxed, and Calm”, Finds New Study

Cannabis essential oils can make people feel more energized, relaxed and calm, and may play a role in treating stress, depression, and anxiety, according to new research. The research was published by the journal Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. For the study, researchers “examined the effects of essential oil from[…]

Marijuana Legalization in Colorado and Washington Has Not Increase Traffic Fatalities

The legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington hasn’t led to an increase in traffic fatalities, according to a study published this week by the National Bureau of Economic Research. Researchers at the University of Oregon compared traffic accident outcomes in Colorado and Washington following legalization to other states with similar pre-legalization[…]