Quite naturally: Alcohol sales drops following medical pot legalization — Undernews

 

 “We find that marijuana and alcohol are strong substitutes. …”

NORMAL – Sales of alcoholic beverages decline following the enactment of medical marijuana access laws, according to a working paper authored by a team of researchers from the University of Connecticut and Georgia State University.Authors evaluated the relationship between medical marijuana laws and retail alcohol sales for more than 2,000 US counties …

States legalizing medical marijuana use experience significant decreases in the aggregate sale of alcohol, beer and wine. Moreover, the effects are not short-lived, with significant reductions observed up to 24 months after the passage of the law.”…

via Alcohol sales drops following medical pot legalization — Undernews

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