Great media coverage
A paper by Evelina Gavrilova-Zoutman and Floris Zoutman has received great attention from international media.
During the last two weeks Evelina Gavrilova-Zoutman and Floriz Zoutman, both assistant professors at the Department of Business and Management Science, have received great attention in US and UK news media.
Their study «Is Legal Pot Crippling Mexican Drug Trafficking Organizations? The Effect of Medical Marijuana Laws on US Crime» (coauthor Takuma Kamada) was recently published in Economic Journal.
The prestigous journal distributed a press release in January, and several important news channels covered the story:
Legalising cannabis weeds out violence in US border states
Violent Crime Has Dropped In Border States With Legal Cannabis: Study
Marijuana legalisation causing violent crime to fall in US states, study finds
Legal marijuana cuts violence says US study, as medical-use laws see crime fall
BBC WORLD update:
BBC interview with Evelina Gavrilova-Zoutman
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES:
Medical Marijuana Laws Have Lowered Crime Rate In Many States, Study Finds
When Pot is Legal Peace Prevails: Violence Drops in States With Legal Marijuana
Medical Marijuana Legalization in These States Has Helped Decrease Crime
Legalising marijuana leads to significant drop in violent crime - study