AAA Study Finds Fatal Crashes Doubled After Washington State Legalized Marijuana

AAA Study Finds Fatal Crashes Doubled After Washington State Legalized Marijuana

The research, released on May 10th, focused on fatal crashes among drivers in Washington state from 2012 to 2014.

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Property Casualty 360 reported that the Washington, D.C.-based AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has been conducting research on the subject of the legalization of marijuana and how it relates to drivers and law enforcement.

At what point is someone using cannabis impaired? The research, released on May 10th, focused on fatal crashes among drivers in Washington state from 2012 to 2014.

The foundation’s report, “Prevalence of Marijuana Involvement in Fatal Crashes: Washington, 2010-2014,” found that fatal crashes involving drivers who recently used marijuana doubled after the state legalized the drug in December 2012.

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