Educational Exhibit: Benefits of a Legal Market for Marijuana in Texas

(Contact Lawmakers in Support of Legalization)

Source: Marijuana Policy Project
Source: Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation 2021 Poll
Source: The Economic Benefits of Regulating and Taxing Cannabis in Texas, An analysis of potential new revenue, job growth, and savings. Vicente Sederberg LLP, Special Report, October 2020
Sources:
[1]  The Economic Benefits of Regulating and Taxing Cannabis in Texas, An analysis of potential new revenue, job growth, and savings. Vicente Sederberg LLP, Special Report, October 2020
[2]  Leafly Jobs Report 2020
[3] New Frontier, “Potential Cannabis Market Job Growth”
Source: The Economic Benefits of Regulating and Taxing Cannabis in Texas, An analysis of potential new revenue, job growth, and savings. Vicente Sederberg LLP, Special Report, October 2020
Sources:
[1]  https://www.aclu.org/sites/default/files/field_document/tale_of_two_countries_racially_targeted_arrests_in_the_era_of_marijuana_reform_revised_7.1.20_0.pdf
[2]  https://www.dallasobserver.com/news/new-dallas-cite-and-release-stats-show-more-of-the-same-10604378
[3]  9/13/19 – Austin City Council’s Judicial Committee Meeting as reported by APD Assistant Chief Gay
[4]  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33017750/
Sources:
[1] Not in my backyard? Not so fast. The effect of marijuana legalization on neighborhood crime, Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2019
[2] Marijuana legalization and crime clearance rates: Testing proponent assertions in Colorado and Washington state, Police Quarterly, 2018
[3] National Institutes on Drug Abuse, December 17, 2018 press release
[4] CNN/ORC International survey, January 6, 2014.
[5] “Marijuana and Medicine: Assessing the Science Base,” p. 6, Institute of Medicine (1999)
[6] Systemic review of cannabis use and risk of occupational injury, Substance Use and Misuse, 2020
Sources:
[1] https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/R/R45719
[2] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31106494/
[3] https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0001457519310267
[4] https://www.tdcaa.com/resources/dwi/field-sobriety-test-review/