Grace Arnold and Sahan Dissanayake
Journal of Economic Literature Classification Codes
D12, I28, I00, D04
Marijuana, Marijuana -- Economic aspects, Marijuana industry, Marijuana -- Research
I exploit geographic and temporal variation in recreational marijuana dispensing to estimate its effect on alcohol related prices and mortalities. I interpret the finding of a casual reduction in alcoholic poisonings as evidence for a substitutive relationship, contributing to a growing marijuana policy literature and the divided economic literature exploring substitution between the two goods.
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Mange, Aubrey E., "Does Recreational Marijuana Dispensing Induce Substitution for Alcohol?" (2022). Economics Masters Project Research Papers. 1.