States that have legalized the sales of marijuana have been putting a large dent in Mexican drug cartels. Since legalization, feds have seen less marijuana cross the boarder, less illegal grow ops, and less arrests for marijuana related charges.
Mexican cartels continue to be pushed out of the marijuana industry as marijuana grown legally in the United States is becoming more accessible and superior in quality compared to illegally grown marijuana. Legalizing and taxing marijuana in the states is crushing illegal business and providing a much needed source of funds for schools and social programs.
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