Economics of Illegal Drugs And The Harms They Create For Societies

NCIA’s Bethany Moore is joined is joined by Andrew Livingston, Director of Economics and Research for Vicente Sederberg LLC. Andrew serves as Director of Economics and Research for Vicente Sederberg LLC. He first worked alongside the Vicente Sederberg team in 2012 during Colorado’s Amendment 64 campaign, which legalized marijuana for adults. Before starting a career in cannabis market and policy analysis, he focused his studies at Colgate University on the economics of illegal drugs and the harms they create for societies around the world.

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Andrew is often asked to speak at business and legal seminars around the country and internationally on the intersection of market dynamics and cannabis policy. At Vicente Sederberg, Andrew provides analysis on legal and regulatory matters as well as economic market projections for adult-use and medical marijuana laws in Colorado and around the world. Andrew also sits on the Denver Cannabis Sustainability Working Group and helps coordinate government and industry efforts to increase environmental stewardship within cannabis business.ventures backed by top investors such as Peter Thiel and Founders Fund.