Medical Marijuana Laws, Traffic Fatalities, and Alcohol Consumption

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Anderson, D. Mark; Rees, Daniel I.;
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Subject: medical marijuana, traffic fatalities, alcohol consumption | USA | Straßenverkehrsunfall | I00 | I1 | medical marijuana | Alkoholkonsum | alcohol consumption | Medizin | Drogenkonsum | traffic fatalities | Produktsubstitution
    • jel: jel:I1 | jel:I00
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: mental disorders | humanities | health care economics and organizations

To date, 16 states have passed medical marijuana laws, yet very little is known about their effects. Using state-level data, we examine the relationship between medical marijuana laws and a variety of outcomes. Legalization of medical marijuana is associated with increa... View more
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