IMPACTS & CONCERNS
Marijuana legalization for retail sale and recreational use is still a social experiment, one that empirical evidence and research show is failing in the states that are allowing it. .
Legalization causes widespread costs and societal harms, affecting all aspects of our lives-
It has been linked to increases in homelessness, increases in government spending, increased public health costs, loss of productivity, increases in crime and violence, loss of potential, workplace safety costs, rising business cost, decreased roadway safety and increases in housing costs.