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Read the October 2019 newsletter here.

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10/21/19-The Daily World “Officer contacts increased by about 354 per month, but there was no impact on calls for service,” Ruibin Lu, CJRA Expert.

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10/17/19-Study Finds “In many ways, the legalization of cannabis constitutes a grand ongoing experiment into how a major public policy initiative does or does not accomplish its expected outcomes,” Ruibin Lu, CJRA Expert.

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10/17/19-The Press of Atlantic City “Given the likelihood of more states legalizing recreational marijuana, we felt it was important to apply robust empirical methods to parse out the effects of this action on crime in the first years after legalization,” Ruibin Lu, CJRA Expert.

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10/16/19-The SandPaper “In many ways, the legalization of cannabis constitutes a grand ongoing experiment into how a major public policy initiative does or does not accomplish its expected outcomes,” Ruibin Lu, CJRA Expert.

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10/14/19-Medicalresearch.com “We are witnessing a trend of legalizing marijuana in the United States and in the world. Many states have either legalized recreational marijuana or are considering it,” Ruibin Lu, CJRA Expert.

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10/11/19-Medical Marijuana Inc. “In general, the results suggest that marijuana policies and laws have had little effect on crime in Colorado or Washington State,” Ruibin Lu, CJRA Expert.

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10/10/19-NORML “Marijuana legalization and sales have had minimal to no effect on major crimes in Colorado or Washington. We observed no statistically significant long-term effects of recreational cannabis laws or the initiation of retail sales on violent or property crime rates in these states,” Ruibin Lu, CJRA Expert.

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10/10/19-Inlander “Our results from Colorado and Washington suggest that legalization has not had major detrimental effects on public safety,” Ruibin Lu, CJRA Expert.

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10/10/19-New Jersey 101.5 “There was minimal to no long-term changes in violent and property crime rates in Colorado and Washington,” Ruibin Lu, CJRA Expert.

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