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Volume 9, Issue 1 (Oct 2012)


Grass is Always Greener When It's Legal: Policies for State Regulated Marijuana

Evan Cohen / Richard McGowan
Published Online: 2012-10-24 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/1553-3832.1923


With marijuana legalization currently on three state ballots this year, it is vital to consider optimal marijuana regulatory and tax structures. This paper lays out a framework for a regulated marijuana market, drawing on the lessons from the taxation and regulation of similar products.

About the article

Evan Cohen

Evan Cohen is a Senior Associate at The Brattle Group, an economic consulting firm

Richard McGowan

Richard McGowan, S.J. is a Professor at Boston College’s Carroll School of Management. He has written five books on the various “sin” industries.

Published Online: 2012-10-24

Citation Information: The Economists' Voice, ISSN (Online) 1553-3832, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/1553-3832.1923. Export Citation

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