Cannabis and Sex Offenses
As more jurisdictions legalize cannabis for medicinal and recreational use, it is worth considering how the ineludible uptick in its use might affect society. For most users, this effect has no bearing on criminal justice issues. But cannabis might have a plausible role in the commission of sex offenses, given its unique effects on sexual drive and practices. My colleague Michelle Vorwerk and I examine the topic (subscription required) in a forthcoming article in Behavioral Sciences and the Law.