Marijuana has increased fatal car accidents in the US by 16% since being legalized in 2012 that could amount to some 4,000 deadly incidents if cannabis is allowed nationwide, study reveals - Daily Mail, April 6, 2021

Published: 7 April 2021

Sarah Windle, a PhD Student in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health is quoted in a recent Daily Mail Article.

"…Researchers at McGill University found fatal automobile accidents increased 15 percent and associated deaths increased 16 percent.

However, the team notes that if cannabis were legalized nationwide in the US, it would contribute to an additional 4,843 motor-vehicle fatalities per year."

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Read the research paper: Impaired driving and legalization of recreational cannabis

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