Essays about: "marijuana"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the word marijuana.

  1. 1. Finding a Way Out of the Weeds : The effect legalization of recreational marijuana has on unemployment and arrests – are there any racial disparities?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Maya Heyman; [2020]
    Keywords : Legalization; Recreational marijuana; Unemployment; Arrest rates; United States; Colorado; Difference-in-difference;

    Abstract : The United States has long waged war against drugs resulting in, amongst other things, theworld’s largest prison population and costing society billions of dollars yearly. As a possible solution to the problem, legalization of recreational marijuana has emerged with Colorado as a pioneering state. READ MORE

  2. 2. Marijuana use and labor productivity in the United States

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Bogdan Voronetskyy; [2019]
    Keywords : labor productivity; drug use; marijuana; instrumental variables; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the role of marijuana use in labor productivity in the United States with the aim to contribute to the discussion and understanding of economic consequences of marijuana legalization. The data is sourced from various federal agencies to create a panel of 50 U.S. READ MORE

  3. 3. Does Medical Marijuana Availability Reduce Prescription of Anxiety Medication and Improve Mental Health?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Helgesson; [2019]
    Keywords : Medical marijuana law; Mental health; Benzodiazepines; Difference-in-differences; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The number of drug prescriptions has increased dramatically over the past 20 years, benzodiazepine prescriptions being a prime example with an increase of 67 percent between 1996 and 2013. Benzodiazepines are usually prescribed for anxiety; a disease marijuana has been proven to have a small yet observed effect on. READ MORE

  4. 4. The alcohol and narcotic use among adolescents in a medium size city in Sweden : Prominent risk factors and prevalence among females and males

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Avdelningen för samhällsvetenskap; Mittuniversitetet/Avdelningen för samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Jennifer Liljenberg; Maria Werndahl; [2017]
    Keywords : narcotic use; alcohol use; adolescents; prevalence; risk factors;

    Abstract : This study aimed to analyze the prevalence of alcohol and narcotic use among adolescents in the age of 16-19 in private schools in a medium size city in Sweden. The aim was also to identify important risk factors for the use of narcotics. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cannabis in Uruguay : A case study of the regulated cannabis market in Uruguay

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Romanska och klassiska institutionen

    Author : Rodrigo Pulido Moreno; [2017]
    Keywords : Narcotic law reform; Uruguay; Regulated cannabis market; Legal theory; Societal attitudes; Criminality; Public Health; Democratic principles; Institutional reform;

    Abstract : This study deals with the impact of the legislative bill that enabled the creation of a regulated cannabis market in Uruguay as a means to combat organized crime in the country. This study will also explore the hypothesis that this legislative bill changed the legal character of criminality as well as reformulating narcotic issues from being a criminal issue into a public health issue. READ MORE