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Colorado Now Has More Cash And Less Crime Thanks to Legalized Marijuana

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Colorado has become a proving ground to demonstrate the positive impacts of regulation instead of prohibition – and hopefully will promote similar efforts elsewhere.

Despite warnings from legalization opponents, Colorado looks pretty much the same as ever since regulation, if not better. Crime is down, the economy is sound, and there remains strong overall support for legalization throughout the state. Even the state's Director of Marijuana Coordination was quick to note recently that "the sky hasn't fallen" since the first retail shops opened on January 1st.

Though it is far too early to make any definitive declarations about emerging social trends, there are some promising indications that things are moving in the right direction here in Colorado:

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