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How Legalizing Marijuana Could Impact West Virginia

Written by Tara Holmes on July 15, 2016

marijuana infographicMany states have legalized the use of marijuana for medical or recreational use, and several states have similar measures on their ballots in November 2016 election. Tara Holmes presented her findings at the July 2016 Lunch and Learn at the WV Covenant House on what legalizing marijuana could mean for West Virginia’s budget, the corrections system and tourism.Her full research report, Modernizing West Virginia’s Marijuana Laws: Potential Benefits of Decriminalization, Medical Marijuana and Legalization, was released on August 18, 2016.

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