Sources

All the data on this website was sourced from publicly available information and sources related to the War on Drugs, prison industry, cannabis industry, and U.S. consumer trends.

“Four-in-ten U.S. drug arrests in 2018 were for marijuana offenses – mostly possession”, Pew Research Center, 2020, https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2020/01/22/four-in-ten-u-s-drug-arrests-in-2018-were-for-marijuana-offenses-mostly-possession/

“A Tale Of Two Countries: Racially Targeted Arrests In The Era Of Marijuana Reform”, ACLU, 2020,

“More People Were Arrested For Cannabis Last Year Than For All Violent Crimes Put Together, According To FBI Data”, Forbes, 2020, https://www.forbes.com/sites/emilyearlenbaugh/2020/10/06/more-people-were-arrested-for-cannabis-last-year-than-for-all-violent-crimes-put-together-according-to-fbi-data/?sh=283b4e5f122f

“Racial Disparity In Marijuana Arrests”, NORML, 2021, https://norml.org/marijuana/fact-sheets/racial-disparity-in-marijuana-arrests/

“California pot arrests still fall heavily on Hispanics, Blacks”, Chicago Tribune, 2020, https://www.chicagotribune.com/marijuana/sns-marijuana-arrests-fall-on-hispanics-blacks-20200717-7kjlkewtxbbylcr5afc5igzgra-story.html

“America has spent over a trillion dollars fighting the war on drugs. 50 years later, drug use in the U.S. is climbing again.”, CNBC, 2021 https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/17/the-us-has-spent-over-a-trillion-dollars-fighting-war-on-drugs.html<Recidivism and Reentry Programs for Incarcerated, Prison Policy Initiative, https://www.prisonpolicy.org/research/recidivism_and_reentry/

“The U.S. spends billions to lock people up, but very little to help them once they’re released”,PBS, 2021, https://www.pbs.org/newshour/economy/the-u-s-spends-billions-to-lock-people-up-but-very-little-to-help-them-once-theyre-released

“The Hidden Cost of Incarceration”, The Marshall Project, 2019, https://www.themarshallproject.org/2019/12/17/the-hidden-cost-of-incarceration

“How much do incarcerated people earn in each state?”, Prison Policy Initiative, 2017 https://www.prisonpolicy.org/blog/2017/04/10/wages/

Prison Labor Program, Federal Bureau of Prisons, https://www.bop.gov/inmates/custody_and_care/work_programs.jsp

Cannabis Industry Statistics, Flowhub, 2019, https://flowhub.com/cannabis-industry-statistics

“Cannabis taxes may generate $12 billion for U.S. states by 2030, according to Barclays strategists”, Fortune, 2021,https://fortune.com/2021/12/03/cannabis-taxes-generate-12-billion-by-2030-barclays-estimate/

“What is the scope of cannabis (marijuana) use in the United States?”, NIDA, 2020, https://nida.nih.gov/publications/research-reports/marijuana/what-scope-marijuana-use-in-united-states

“Measuring the Change in Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients Using Marijuana for Pain Relief”, Medical Cannabis and Cannabinoids: Preclinical Science and Clinical Studies,2021, https://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/517857

“Cannabis vs anxiety relief supplements consumption during COVID-19 pandemic U.S. 2020”, Jane Conway, 2020, https://www.statista.com/statistics/1189486/marijuana-vs-anxiety-relief-supplements-consumption-during-covid-19-us/

“Relationship Between Marijuana and Opioids”, NORML, 2019, https://norml.org/marijuana/fact-sheets/relationship-between-marijuana-and-opioids/

“The Number of Cannabis Users in the US Continues to Grow”, MarketingCharts, 2021, https://www.marketingcharts.com/industries/cpg-and-fmcg-118343

“Cannabis in America”, WM Technology Inc., 2021, https://ir.weedmaps.com/news-releases/news-release-details/weedmaps-releases-first-data-insights-report-cannabis-america

“Federal Study Finds Cannabis Beneficial for PTSD Treatment”, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 2021 https://www.vfw.org/media-and-events/latest-releases/archives/2021/9/federal-study-finds-cannabis-beneficial-for-ptsd-treatment

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