Study: Adult Use Marijuana Laws Do Not Adversely Impact Traffic Fatality Rates

"We found no significant association between recreational marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado and subsequent changes in motor vehicle fatality rates in the first three years after recreational marijuana legalization,"

TEXAS: The enactment of statewide laws regulating the adult use and sale of cannabis is not associated with subsequent changes in traffic fatality rates, according to an analysis of traffic safety data published today in the American Journal of Public Health. Investigators from the University of Texas-Austin evaluated crash fatality rates in Colorado and Washington pre- and post-legalization. They Read the full article…

Zero-Tolerance School Drug Policies Only Make Drug Use Worse, A Study Finds

The authors found that "students attending schools with suspension policies for illicit drug use were 1.6 times more likely than their peers at schools without such policies to use marijuana in the next year.

WASHINGTON:  There’s nothing like getting kicked out of school to make a kid start jonesing for some weed. That’s the implication of a new study published last week in the American Journal of Public Health. The authors found that “students attending schools with suspension policies for illicit drug use were 1.6 times more likely than their peers at schools Read the full article…