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The Future of Legal Marijuana Explained with Marijuana | Data Attack

By August 29, 2016Legal Marijuana

Twenty-three states have decriminalized marijuana to some degree. And with privateer holdings investing nearly million in weed startups, the industry is poised to pull in a lucrative—and legal—profit.
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The Future of Legal Marijuana Explained with Marijuana | Data Attack

Producer: Kornhaber Brown

Sources:
US States With Some Form of Legal Marijuana (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legality_of_cannabis_by_U.S._jurisdiction
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Privateer Holdings Investment (http://www.privateerholdings.com/updates/2015/4/7/privateer-holdings-closes-75-million-funding-round
)

Potential Size of Marijuana Industry:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/10/24/the-marijuana-industry-could-be-bigger-than-the-nfl-by-2020/
http://www.businessweek.com/debateroom/archives/2010/03/legalize_mariju.html

Potential Size of Tax Revenue From Marijuana (http://money.cnn.com/2015/02/12/news/economy/colorado-marijuana-tax-revenue/
)

Impact on Mexican Drug Cartels (https://news.vice.com/article/legal-pot-in-the-us-is-crippling-mexican-cartels
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THC Amounts in US vs Mexican Marijuana (http://www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2014/12/01/367802425/legal-pot-in-the-u-s-may-be-undercutting-mexican-marijuana)

Medical Applications of Marijuana:
http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/features/medical-marijuana-uses
http://www.businessinsider.com/health-benefits-of-medical-marijuana-2014-4

Percentage of Marijuana Studies Investigating Medical Uses (http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-08/sanjay-gupta-apologizes-his-anti-marijuana-stance
)

Increase in Reported Use in Colorado After Legalization (http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_27212493/marijuana-use-increases-colorado-according-new-federal-survey)

Percentage of Americans Who Have Tried Marijuana (http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/04/14/6-facts-about-marijuana/
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Safety of Marijuana Compared to Alcohol (http://rt.com/usa/234903-marijuana-safer-alcohol-deadly/)