Marijuana policy articles and web resources:

Marijuana Policy Project (MPP)

MPP’s brochure on taxing and regulating marijuana explains how this real solution would reduce the criminal market, save taxpayers money, make our communities safer, and keep marijuana out of the hands of minors.

“Fiscal Impact of Question 9: Potential State-Revenue Implications” by R. Keith Schwer, Ph.D. and Mary Riddel, Ph.D., February 2005

“Economics of Cannabis Legalization” by Dale Gieringer, Ph.D., June 2004

“The Economic Implications of Marijuana Legalization in Alaska” by Scott W. Bates, 2004

“Potential Tax Revenue from a Regulated Marijuana Market” by Michael R. Caputo in the American Journal of Economics and Sociology, October 1994

“Rationalizing Drug Policy Under Federalism” by David W. Rasmussen and Bruce L. Benson in the Florida State University Law Review, 2003

“Should Cannabis be Taxed and Regulated?” in the Drug and Alcohol Review, June 2004

An Analytic Assessment of U.S. Drug Policy by David Boyum and Peter Reuter, published by the American Enterprise Institute, 2005

“Marijuana Growth in British Columbia” by Stephen T. Easton in Public Policy Sources, May 2004