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El Paso County DA: Recreational Marijuana Use Causing Crime Increase in Colorado

El Paso County DA: Recreational Marijuana Causing Crime Increase in CO

El Paso County DA: Recreational Marijuana Causing Crime Increase in CO

El Paso County District Attorney Dan May talks about the impact of legalized recreational marijuana in the state of Colorado.

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Does American Legalization Challenge Mexican Cartels?

One of the ongoing rationalizations for the legalization of the drug trade in the United States has been to stop the associated crime that comes with prohibition. The drug trade across the Mexican border is one of the bloodiest on a regular basis.

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Legal Pot in the US Is Crippling Mexican Cartels

Marijuana has accounted for nearly half of all total drug arrests in the US for the past 20 years, according to the FBI’s crime statistics. And according to the Department of Justice (DOJ), a large portion of the US illegal drug market is controlled directly by Mexican cartels.


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