Effects of Marijuana on the U.S. Economy

Effects of Marijuana on the U.S. Economy

March 29, 2013

This infographic compares the effects of tobacco use with those of marijuana use, including associated deaths and potential tax revenue. Sometimes you have to wonder why marijuana is banned when alcohol and tobacco seem to cause far more destruction. Is our thinking upside down? Source

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Marijuana Goes Mainstream

February 18, 2013

Record numbers of Americans support legalizing marijuana, and a growing number of states now allow using pot for medical purposes. GOOD created this infographic to see where the American public weighs in on the issue, and what that means for future legislation. Source

Wack Weed Attitudes

Wack Weed Attitudes

July 24, 2012

Support for legalizing marijuana has been growing over the past 40 years — 2011 saw the greatest percentage of Americans in favor of decriminalization ever. But state and federal lawmakers are among the minority that favors criminal penalties. TakePart traces the disconnect. Source