Americans support legal marijuana – but states don't agree on how to regulate it
April 26, 2018
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(THE CONVERSATION) On 4/20, many across the U.S. gather to celebrate their love and appreciation for marijuana.
Polls show that 64 percent of Americans favor legalizing marijuana. But, despite the majority support, there’s no clear consensus on how it should be regulated. As a researcher who has studied the impact of drugs in the U.S. and Mexico, it’s been captivating to watch states adapt as they attempt to regulate this illicit and stigmatized substance.
Many states permit...