Up in smoke: Property values rise faster near recreational marijuana shops

Author: Joey Bunch - September 26, 2017 - Updated: September 26, 2017

In this Sept. 16, 2015, file photo, customers shop for marijuana inside a recreational marijuana store, in Denver. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, file) Opponents said Colorado’s recreational marijuana shops would drive down nearby home prices, but so far buyers don’t seem discouraged at all, according to new research from the University of Wisconsin School of Business. […]

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.