Everyone gets mad and says things they don't mean. In fact, many people who have been in a fit of rage have been known to make comments that seem threatening or indicate a desire to harm another individual. A situation such as this could be linked to something as simple as a person's inability to control their anger to something more serious, such as intoxication.
While some may still sneer at the fact that Colorado legalized medical and recreational marijuana, there is no doubt now that it has had a huge impact on our state, particularly our revenue. As a 2015 Forbes article explains, by about this time last year, our state had accumulated $55 million in recreational marijuana sales alone. For medical marijuana, total sales reached a staggering $96 million.
As we pointed out at the end of last month in another one of our blog post, Colorado was one of the first states to legalize marijuana, therefore allowing the sale of it for recreational use. Across the nation, many wondered how legalizing the drug would affect the state and its residents. Would it cause arrest rates to soar or would it cause the complete opposite to happen?
As the Thanksgiving holiday quickly approaches, many people will take needed breaks from family by grabbing a drink or two with friends the day before. In fact, the day before Thanksgiving has become such a popular time for going out that some have started calling it "Blackout Wednesday," according to Bloomberg.