Impact Reports

Marijuana Legalization in Arizona: A Baseline Report, August 2022.

August 2022 – Arizona HIDTA

In Arizona, voters approved medical marijuana in December 2012. Effective January 2021, Arizona became the 15th state to ratify marijuana for adult use. This report produced by the Arizona HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas) program provides a historical perspective and analysis of marijuana’s impacts to matters of public health, public safety, and other social topics of interest. This report serves as a foundation for future reports monitoring what changes occur after marijuana has been legalized in Arizona.