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Cannabis Legalization Means Safer Borders And Less Smuggling, Study Shows

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Article by Pat Beggan, via Ganjapreneur

The analysis reveals no connection between additional miles of border fence and the rate of cannabis seizures but does reveal a large drop in seizures following the launch of state-legal sales.

An analysis of Border Patrol cannabis seizures reveals that legalization reduces cannabis smuggling significantly more than the construction of border fencing, Tom Angell reports for Forbes.

The analysis was conducted by the Cato Institute. Cannabis seizures were compared over the years  2003-2018 in relation to the construction of border fencing along the U.S. southern border.

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