Weedfacts Citations Page

    1. Tax Revenue

      Source: Marijuana Tax Data, Colorado Department of Revenue, Feb. 2019, www.colorado.gov/pacific/revenue/colorado-marijuana-tax-data; Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. “Marijuana Sales Activity by License Number – Traceability Contingency Reporting.” Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board, Mar. 2019; Oregon Department of Revenue. “Oregon Marijuana Tax Statistics: Accounting Information.” Oregon Department of Revenue, Feb. 2019; Alaska Department of Revenue, Tax Division. Marijuana Tax Reports, Alaska Department of Revenue, Tax Division, Jan. 2019, tax.alaska.gov/programs/programs/reports/index.aspx?60000. Reports cover January 2018 through December 2018; Nevada Department of Taxation. “Marijuana Tax Revenue – Fiscal Year 2018.” Nevada Department of Taxation, Aug. 2018; Nevada Department of
      Taxation. “Marijuana Tax Revenue – Fiscal Year 2019.” Nevada Department of Taxation, Feb. 2019; Cannabis Control Commission. “Retail Marijuana Establishment Sales Data: 12/31/2018-01/06/2019.”
      Cannabis Control Commission, Jan. 2019; “California Department of Tax and Fee Administration Reports Cannabis Tax Revenues for Fourth Quarter of 2018.” California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, 19 Feb. 2019, www.cdtfa.ca.gov/news/19-02.htm; “California Department of Tax and Fee Administration Reports Cannabis Tax Revenue Increases in Third Quarter of 2018.” California
      Department of Tax and Fee Administration, 14 Nov. 2018, www.cdtfa.ca.gov/news/18-58.htm; “Cannabis Tax Revenue Increases In 2nd Quarter of 2018 Rise Shows Compliance Trend Growing.” California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, 15 Aug. 2018, www.cdtfa.ca.gov/news/18-41.htm; and “Cannabis Tax Revenues Total $60.9 Million in First Quarter.” California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, 11 May 2018, www.cdtfa.ca.gov/news/18-25.htm.

    2. Economy

      Source: “NEW REPORT: Legal Marijuana Markets Projected to Reach $23.4 Billion, Employ Nearly a Half-Million Americans by 2022; Effective End of Federal Prohibition Is in Sight.” Arcview
      Market Research and BDS Analytics, 28 June 2018, bdsanalytics.com/new-report-legal-marijuana-markets-projected-to-reach-23-4-billion-employ-nearly-a-half-million-americans-by-2022-effective-end-of-federal-prohibition-is-in-sight/.

    3. Youth Usage Rates

      Source: Rebekah Levine Coley, Summer Sherburne Hawkins, Marco Ghiani, Claudia Kruzik & Christopher F. Baum (2019) A quasi-experimental evaluation of marijuana policies and youth marijuana use, The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, DOI: 10.1080/00952990.2018.1559847

    4. CA Licensing Ban

      Source: Weedmaps. “Weedmaps Analysis of California Municipal and County Regulations.” Irvine, CA Jan 2019. Bachhuber MA, Saloner B. Cunningham CO, Barry CL. Medical Cannabis Laws and Opioid Analgesic Overdose Mortality in the United States, 1999-2010. JAMA Intern Med 2014; 174(10) 1668-1673;doi:10.1001/jamaintermed.2014.4005

    5. CA Licensing Ban

      Source: Weedmaps. “Weedmaps Analysis of California Municipal and County Regulations.” Irvine, CA Jan 2019.

    6. Employment

      Source: “NEW REPORT: Legal Marijuana Markets Projected to Reach $23.4 Billion, Employ Nearly a Half-Million Americans by 2022; Effective End of Federal Prohibition Is In Sight.” Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics, 28 June 2018. bdsanalytics.com/new-report-legal-marijuana-markets-projected-to-reach-23-4-billion-employ-nearly-a-half-million-americans-by-2022-effective-end-of-federal-prohibition-is-in-sight/.

    7. Employment

      Source: “NEW REPORT: Legal Marijuana Markets Projected to Reach $23.4 Billion, Employ Nearly a Half-Million Americans by 2022; Effective End of Federal Prohibition Is In Sight.” Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics, 28 June 2018. bdsanalytics.com/new-report-legal-marijuana-markets-projected-to-reach-23-4-billion-employ-nearly-a-half-million-americans-by-2022-effective-end-of-federal-prohibition-is-in-sight/. U.S Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. “All employees, thousands, coal mining, seasonally adjusted.” Employment, Hours, and Earnings from the Current Employment Statistics Survey. 2017. Web.12 February 2019.bls.gov/data/.

    8. Employment

      Source: “NEW REPORT: Legal Marijuana Markets Projected to Reach $23.4 Billion, Employ Nearly a Half-Million Americans by 2022; Effective End of Federal Prohibition Is in Sight.” Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics, 28 June 2015, bdsanalytics.com/new-report-legal-marijuana-markets-projected-to-reach-23-4-billion-employ-nearly-a-half-millions-americans-by-2022-effective-end-of-federal-prohibition-is-in-sight/. U.S Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Household Data Annual Averages, 18b. Employed persons by detailed industry and age.” Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey. 2018. Web. 18 January 2019. bls.gov/cps/cpsaat18b.htm.

    9. Reduction in Opioid Doses

      Source: Bradford, Ashley C., et al. “Association Between US State Medical Cannabis Laws and Opioid Prescribing in the Medicare Part D Population.” JAMA Intern Med., vol. 178, no. 5, May 2018, pp. 667–672.

    10. Increase in Housing Values

      Source: Cheng, Cheng, et al. “The Effect Of Legalizing Retail Marijuana On Housing Values: Evidence From Colorado.” Economic Inquiry, vol. 56, no. 3, 2018, pp. 1585–1601., doi:10.1111/ecin.12556.

    11. Opioid Prescription Decrease

      Source: Wen, Hefei, and Jason M. Hockenberry. “Association of Medical and Adult-Use Marijuana Laws With Opioid Prescribing for Medicaid Enrollees.” JAMA Intern Med., vol. 178, no. 5, May 2018, pp. 673–679.

    12. Decrease in Crime

      Source: Brinkman, Jeffrey, and David Mok-Lamme. Not in My Backyard? Not So Fast. The Effect of Marijuana Legalization on Neighborhood Crime. Working paper. Philadelphia: Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, 2017. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Philadelphia. 12 Feb. 2019 < https://www.philadelphiafed.org/-/media/research-and-data/publications/working-papers/2017/wp17-19.pdf >.

    13. Lives Saved in Medical Use States

      Bachhuber MA, Saloner B. Cunningham CO, Barry CL. Medical Cannabis Laws and Opioid Analgesic Overdose Mortality in the United States, 1999-2010. JAMA Intern Med 2014; 174(10) 1668-1673;doi:10.1001/jamaintermed.2014.4005