The state-by-state rollout of legalized weed has given economists a perfect natural experiment to measure its effects. Here’s what we know so far — and don’t know — about the costs and benefits of legalization.

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459. Let’s Be Blunt: Marijuana Is a Boon for Older Workers

APR 22, 202135 MIN
Freakonomics Radio

459. Let’s Be Blunt: Marijuana Is a Boon for Older Workers

APR 22, 202135 MIN

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The state-by-state rollout of legalized weed has given economists a perfect natural experiment to measure its effects. Here’s what we know so far — and don’t know — about the costs and benefits of legalization.