Several years now pharmaceutical drug advertisements have included warnings about possible side affects that could cause impairment, statements like, know how our drug affects you before operating motor vehicles or equipment. Lack of sleep, human emotions, stress, mental health and more are all part of the important impaired issue. To evaluate motor vehicle crash fatality rates in the first 2 states with recreational marijuana legalization and compare them with motor vehicle crash fatality rates in similar states without recreational marijuana legalization. The current laws in place are adequate while science and technology furthers its quest for a fair and effective roadside screening device or process." June 3, 2016 Motor Mouth: Hysteria over ‘high driving’ is all half-baked Marijuana, by most measures, is not in any way the scourge that alcohol is February 2015 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration finds that drivers who use marijuana are at a significantly lower risk for a crash than drivers who use alcohol.In other words consumption does not automatically equal you're impaired. Education based on scientific evidence only without the typical proven reefer madness nonsense. researcher's book "Killer Weed: Marijuana Grow Ops, Media and Justice". February 1, 2017 Cannabis Use and Driving: Knowledge Translation Strategy Recommendations In reviewing the evidence relating to cannabis impairment and driving, we have highlighted several main considerations with respect to context, tone, and audience when developing messaging for public education. December 2016 US NHTSA Drugs & Alcohol Crash Risk Case Control Study See 812355_Drug Alcohol Crash March 17, 2016 John W. August 5, 2014 Since marijuana legalization, highway fatalities in Colorado are at near-historic lows https:// May 2013 Medical Marijuana Laws, Traffic Fatalities, and Alcohol Consumption - Anderson, Hansen, and Rees The first full year after coming into effect, legalization is associated with an 8–11 percent decrease in traffic fatalities April 6, 2012 Marijuana Users Are Safer Drivers Than Non-Marijuana Users, New Study Shows 2011 Medical Marijuana Laws, Traffic Fatalities, and Alcohol Consumption D.We were the guys sitting under the stands smoking a doobie, wondering what we were doing there."The shenanigans continued long after p.m., too. The term was shorthand for the time of day the group would meet, at the campus statue of Louis Pasteur, to smoke pot.
We must all be responsible adults especially *law enforcement and other professionals in the media and health care fields and seriously look at and listen to the scientific evidence. Under the influence behaviours are not the same as alcohol or pharmaceutical drugs for the most part.Some say "420" is code among police officers for "marijuana smoking in progress." Some note 4/20 is also Adolf Hitler's birthday.And some go as far as to cite Bob Dylan's song "Rainy Day Women #12 & 35" because 12 multiplied by 35 equals 420. The most credible story traces the date to Marin County, Calif.In 1971, five students at San Rafael High School would meet at p.m.by the campus' statue of chemist Louis Pasteur to partake.Legalization of medical marijuana is associated with increased use of marijuana among adults, but not among minors.