Accidents With Marijuana

Opioid Deaths Reportedly Down In State With Legal Marijuana

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 20:33
They also note that marijuana, which carries no risk of fatal overdose, may bring other perils, such as auto accidents. In the meantime, it's worth ...

NH Marijuana Legalization Committee Holds First Meeting

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:56
A commission tasked with exploring marijuana legalization in New ... the opioid crisis, crime rates, children's health, DUI accidents, taxation policies, ...

Editorial: The marijuana testing conundrum – What constitutes impaired driving?

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 03:18
A recent Denver Post investigative report on accidents in Colorado, where voters approved marijuana legalization and recreational sales began three ...

Thought teens texting was bad for auto accidents?

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 04:15
The same survey also found that 27% of parents surveyed also thought that it was legal to drive while under the effects of cannabis. Although the ...

Woman who causes fatal accident found guilty

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 18:52
The verdict is in for a woman accused of causing a fatal accident while driving under the influence of marijuana. The jury finding Corie Applebee guilty ...

Letter to the editor: What marijuana has really done to Colorado

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 13:26
This tsunami of problems is fed by the GATEWAY drug marijuana, cocaine and alcohol. With legalization of marijuana, traffic accidents from driving ...

Woman on trial for fatal crash in Green Township

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 19:15
Corie Applebee, 38, is facing charges including accidents involving death and driving under the influence of marijuana. That crash happening in ...

Here's an Important Reason Why You Should Never, Ever Smoke Pot and Drive

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 13:48
Recreational pot is legal in eight states, including Colorado. But could ... Plus, there are issues regarding the testing of marijuana after these accidents.

Legal cannabis linked to 66% rise in traffic deaths in Colorado: Study reveals surge in fatal motor ...

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 17:00
Legal cannabis linked to 66% rise in traffic deaths in Colorado: Study ... fatal traffic accidents in Colorado in which a driver tested positive for cannabis.

Pot Turning Colorado to Sh*t, Says Law Group's Latest Anti-Weed Screed

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 08:46
However, it's important to note that prior to 2014, many jurisdictions didn't actually track the link between marijuana and traffic accidents, and ...

Schools receive largest share of $94M in Oregon marijuana taxes

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:16
Between January 2016 and August 2017, the state collected $94 million in marijuana taxes. The biggest percentage is going to state school funds.

Recreational Marijuana taxes bring in $94 million for Oregon

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 19:15
Recreational Marijuana taxes bring in $94 million for Oregon ... A local marijuana dispensary says business has been great, and they're glad .... Officials believe this is vital to reduce the amount of major accidents along the freeway.

Local Law Enforcement, Community Leaders Hear Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Colorado

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 18:13
Things like fatal accidents and poison control cases have gone up in Colorado. But so has marijuana tax revenue and thousands of new jobs.

Car accidents killed 37000 people last year — it's time to act

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 18:30
Deploying drug-recognition experts can help, particularly in cases of marijuana impairment. These officers are specifically trained to identify signs of ...

Greedy government

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 23:56
The police must have some statistics relating to accidents and death where marijuana is a factor. Seriously, it messes people up and gives them a ...

10 Biggest Lies About Marijuana Use

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 16:15
Some studies show that using marijuana does not increase the risk of causing a car crash while driving. Others say that marijuana causes a slightly ...

Marijuana & driving: Experts struggle to find ways to measure, assess impairment

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 02:22
As a result, data regarding marijuana- impaired drivers isn't complete. No statewide data is kept on serious injury accidents involving marijuana ...

Will Vermont Be the Next State to Legalize Marijuana?

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 11:45
“To my mind, there is no general agreement on the impact of the public safety impacts, the role of marijuana in highway accidents and fatalities, the ...

Letters to the Editor: The Cape Codder

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 03:07
Second, any increase they have reported has nothing to do with marijuana. In fact, the Colorado Department of Transportation fatal accident final ...

The Link Between Medical Marijuana And Disability Claims

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 20:22
There was no increase in claims after medical marijuana was passed for ... to be distracted at work, which could lead to more workplace accidents, for example. ... All of those disorders also qualify someone for medical marijuana.