Since 1993, the profile of a drugged driver has changed substantially. A study shows that more drivers are now testing positive for prescription drugs, cannabis, and multiple drugs, and they are more likely to be older than 50. The study finds that the percentage of drugged drivers with three or more drugs in their system nearly doubled from 1993 to 2010, increasing from 11.5 percent to 21.5 percent. “In 1993, about 1 in 8 drivers were using multiple drugs concurrently. By 2010, it was clos ...
Jun 23 2014, 11:00am CDT
Full article at: Science Daily
Topics: driver, author
Source: McClatchy DC
More than a third of adults have smoked it - including the last three presidents. Dozens of songs and movies have been made about it. ...
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11 hours ago
Source: Salt Lake Tribune
A state senator who co-sponsored the bill legalizing the possession of cannabis extracts to treat children with epilepsy is considering ways to make it easier for Utah parents to get the oils, including potentially making them available at state liquor stores.
Sen. Steve Urquhart, R-St. George, says the problem parents face now is that it is still technically illegal under federal law for them to possess or transport the oils, which are ...
Full article at: Salt Lake Tribune
1 day ago, 2:01am CDT
Source: The Business Insider
A recent United Nations report on drug use reveals drug trends around the world, including which countries have the highest rates of cannabis use. The United States, Canada, Nigeria, and Australia rank the highest, with over 10% of the population over age 15 admitting to using the drug. Western European countries also see fairly high rates of marijuana use, but did not rank in the highest category. Although much of America's pot comes from Mexico, the southerly coun ...
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2 days ago, 1:59pm CDT