This is research done by other organizations that demonstrate the negative impacts of drug prohibition.
➢ Almost half of the people in federal prisons are serving time for a drug offense.
*Sources: The Sentencing Project and the Federal Bureau of Prisons Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics Prisoners Series.
➢ Estimates from 2018 study suggest legal sales account for only 20–25% of total sales in California.
What does this mean? The black market still thrives with over 70% of sales being illegal.
*SOURCES: NOVEMBER 3, 2021 Regulation and Taxes Are Stifling California’s Weed Industry By Jeffrey Miron and Pedro Braga Soare