In 2016, Arkansans voted to allow marijuana to be sold in Arkansas for medical purposes. All over the country, states are legalizing the use of marijuana for medicine or recreation reflecting a change of attitudes about this drug. Speculations about increased crime rates, childhood poisonings, and boons for state tax coffers in the legalized areas are widespread. What happens in the states where usage has been legalized? AEDI assembled the facts about what has occurred, with an eye to the impacts of legalization on the state.