Economics


Sen. Higdon - Nelson Co. Gazette
Higdon: Is marijuana enforcement a good use of state’s limited funding? ***Attention: Casey, Marion, Nelson, Spencer counties***   Senator Higdon believes the war on marijuana needs to change.  He needs his constituents to ask him to push for marijuana decriminalization. “I am concerned that the effort we exert to fight […]

Higdon: Is marijuana enforcement a good use of state’s limited…


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Charles B. Fields, Ph.D., Professor of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University conducted a study over the course of a year (2012-13).  The primary focus of this study surrounds the economic effects of decriminalizing Marijuana in the state of Kentucky. This study includes a brief history of decriminalization in other states, public […]

Economic Impacts of Marijuana Decriminalization in Kentucky