Tag: Georgia

Alcohol Sales Down Due to Medical Cannabis

Alcohol sales fell by 15 percent following the introduction of medical marijuana laws in a number of states, according to a new working paper by researchers at the University of Connecticut and Georgia State University. The study adds to a growing body of evidence showing that marijuana availability can reduce alcohol consumption. Because experts generally agree that, […]

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Atlanta Decriminalizes Marijuana

Atlanta Decriminalizes Marijuana – “In the weeks leading up to this, there has been all this emphasis on decriminalization and legalization, and that is not what the ordinance is,” said Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields. “The ordinance is not written requiring anything different of law enforcement. The ordinance strictly deals with the city courts and […]

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