The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2019
More than 30 states permit the personal use of marijuana for medical purposes and 11 states have legalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use. Over 50 percent of Americans have used marijuana in their lifetimes and young adults in Hampton Roads use it at a higher rate than their peers in all other regions of the Commonwealth. We take a look at how a change in the status of marijuana could affect Hampton Roads.
Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, "Part 2: 420 in the 757: Marijuana and Hampton Roads" (2019). State of the Region Reports: Hampton Roads. 169.