Drugged driving

Everson, Kristen
January 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/3/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 1, p22
Academic Journal
The article discusses research being done on marijuana intake among teenage drivers. It references a study published in a 2005 issue of "Accident Analysis & Prevention." According to the report, 15.1% of the students surveyed revealed they had taken the wheel while under the influence of cannabis, compared to 11.7% who were drunk driving. The study also reveals that 62.3% had used alcohol while cannabis users constituted 33.6%. Cannabis is the second drug next to alcohol that is commonly found among fatally injured drivers.


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