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Homicides Down Since Beginning of Legal Cannabis Sales in Denver

In one of the most drastic examples of the potential benefits of legalized cannabis, Denver, Colorado has seen a sizable reduction in violent crimes – particularly homicides – since the beginning of legal recreational cannabis sales. Compared to 2013, 2014 saw an overall reduction in both violent and property crimes since legal cannabis sales began January, 2014. …

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Uruguay Legalizes Recreational Cannabis

Uruguay has officially become the first country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis. Today, the Uruguay Senate approved a cannabis legalization proposal – with a vote of 16 to 13 – which has already been approved by the nation’s House of Representatives. It now heads directly to President José Mujica for final consideration. Mujica introduced …

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