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New Study: Legalizing Medical Cannabis May Reduce Homicides

A new study published this week by the journal PLOS ONE has found that legalizing medical cannabis doesn’t lead to an increase in crime, and may decrease homicides and assaults. For the study, researchers at the University of Texas used data from FBI’s Uniform Crime Report, examining crime rates across the country over a 16 year period. They then “analyzed the association between …

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