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Good news (?): marijuana doesn't increase the likelihood of car crashes
Good news (?): marijuana doesn't increase the likelihood of car crashes

For all intents and purposes, marijuana legalization is here to stay. That has raised the hackles of auto safety advocates and legislators, who reason that anything that puts impaired drivers behind the wheel can't be good.  "We are going to have a lot more people stoned on the highway and there will be consequences," warned Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., at a Congressional hearing last year. Yet new evidence suggests that this isn't so. The latest study, published this month by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, found no statistically significant increase in crash risk among drivers with marijuana in their system, compared to those entirely...

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