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:
Floris Zoutman and Evelina Gavrilova-Zoutman, NHH.
Legalising cannabis weeds out violence in US border states
Violent Crime Has Dropped In Border States With Legal Cannabis: Study THE INDEPENDENT:
Marijuana legalisation causing violent crime to fall in US states, study finds THE GUARDIAN:
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 Sputnik:
When Pot is Legal Peace Prevails: Violence Drops in States With Legal Marijuana Complex
Medical Marijuana Legalization in These States Has Helped Decrease Crime Newshub
Legalising marijuana leads to significant drop in violent crime - study
This week Evelina Gavrilova-Zoutman was invited to the Danish Folketinget to talk about cannabis legalization, based on her top publication on the subject.
An article by Evelina Gavrilova- Zoutman and Floris Zoutman has been accepted for publication in highly prestigious The Economic Journal.