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Marijuana Research


Marijuana Research

This page contains reports, articles, and other information related to marijuana.


Please visit the Marijuana Regulations and Information page to view the City's current ordinance, information on Proposition 64, and a list of Frequently Asked Questions.



Summary Reports and Studies

The Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado: The Impact

Supplement to the Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado Impact Report

City of Denver Marijuana Management Report

Washington State Marijuana Impact Report

Marijuana Legalization in Colorado: Early Findings

Colorado's Legalization of Marijuana and the Impact on Public Safety

Colorado Retail Marijuana Public Health Advisory Committee Report

Denver's Approach to Protecting Public Health Related to Legalized Marijuana

A Micro-Temporal Geospatial Analysis of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries and Crime in Long Beach California


Marijuana and Public Health

Unintentional Pediatric Exposures to Marijuana in Colorado, 2009 - 2015

Cannabis Use and Risk of Psychiatric Disorders

Heavy Cannabis Use is Associated with Low Bone Mineral Density and an Increased Risk of Fractures

National Institute on Drug Abuse Report on Marijuana

The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study

Maternal Marijuana Use Has Independent Effects on Risk for Spontaneous Preterm Birth but Not Other Common Late Pregnancy Complications

Monitoring Health Concerns Related to Marijuana in Colorado: 2016


News Articles

L.A. Proposes New Regulations on How and Where Marijuana Shops Can Operate

Robbers Hitting Phoenix Medical Marijuana Dispensaries: Is Bank Reform Needed?

Kids' Emergency Room Visits for Marijuana Increased in Colorado After Legalization, Study Finds

Most Pot Dispensaries are Forced to Be Cash-Only. Now They're Prime Targets for Violent Robberies

High Crimes: Robber Gangs Terrorize Colorado Pot Shops

Third Death in Colorado Linked to Marijuana Edibles

Feds Release Marijuana Stats That Show Negative Effects of Legalization

Why Marijuana Businesses Still Can't Get Bank Accounts

Why I'm Still Skeptical About Legal Marijuana in L.A.

The Exhaustive Live of Everyone Who's Died of a Marijuana Overdose

Cannabis Science Develops Pain Patches for Fibromyalgia Patients

When Retirement Comes with a Daily Dose of Cannabis

Marijuana May Be a Miracle Treatment for Children with Autism



State of California Business and Professions Code, Section 26200 - 26202

Guidance Regarding Marijuana Enforcement, Office of the Deputy Attorney General

State of California Health and Safety Code, Sections 11357 - 11362.9

Marijuana Case Law

Beverly Hills Municipal Code and Marijuana


Other Documents

Timeline of Legalized Recreational Marijuana in California

Proposition 64 FAQ, League of California Cities

Proposition 64 Regulation, League of California Cities

Marijuana Related Crime Summary Data - Denver, CO

Marijuana Related Crime Data for 2014 - Denver, CO

Marijuana Related Crime Data for 2015 - Denver, CO

Marijuana Related Crime Data for 2016 - Denver, CO

Banking the Cannabis Industry Report

Marijuana Facts and Statistics: Public Safety

Cities in Washington Allowing Marijuana Sales