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Marijuana Legalization in US Continues to Take Profits from Mexican Cartels

Marijuana Legalization in US Takes Profits Away from Mexican Cartels

As someone who has been writing about cannabis issues since 2009, it’s always gratifying to see the things those in the legalization movement have been saying for decades being proven true in the real world now that legalization is becoming a reality.

Marijuana legalization advocates have long said that legalization will undercut the black market, reducing criminal profits and lessening their ability to sustain violence in pursuit of their goals. And this is exactly what’s happening.