Automobile Accidents Involving Marijuana Use – St. Louis Lawyers

A recent study suggests that in one state that has legalized the drug, the instances of fatal crashes caused by impairment due to the drug have almost doubled. Decriminalization of possession of marijuana and legalization of medicinal and recreational use of marijuana in a number of states are causing a negative impact on road safety.Read the full article

  • Marijuana-related fatal car accidents surge in Washington state after legalization - 14 readers - Roughly 10 percent of Washington state drivers involved in fatal car crashes between 2010 and 2014 tested positive for recent marijuana use, with the percentage of drivers who had used pot within hours of a crash doubling between 2013 and 2014, according to a new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.