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marijuana and driving

ICYMI February 2019: Self-Harm and Violence, Marijuana Impaired Driving, Gun Violence Prevention and More

March 1, 2019
Read more for our monthly roundup of newsworthy articles in the area of child injury prevention.

An Update on Weed and Driving

May 21, 2015
In July, Oregon will become the fourth state to legalize recreational use of marijuana. In this post, NHTSA's first large scale study on the risk of associated with driving while under the influence of alcohol and other drugs (including marijuana) is discussed.

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Discussing the Impact of Marijuana on Driving

February 25, 2014

I think it's really interesting when hot topics in the news coincide with questions raised in my clinical practice, such as last week when the New York Times published an article about the effects of marijuana on driving. Since I see a fair number of teens in my office, I've had some conversations regarding the impact of different substances (e.g., alcohol, nicotine, marijuana) on various developmental tasks, including driving.

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