MVA and DUI Rates

MVA and DUI Rates

Studies demonstrate that legalizing marijuana for medical or recreational purposes isn’t associated with an increase in traffic fatalities. In fact, in several states, average traffic fatalities mirrored those where marijuana is prohibited. Studies also show a reduction in drunk-driving accidents near legally accessible cannabis.

What’s more, experts generally agree that it’s difficult to identify a direct link between cannabis reform efforts at the state-level and rates of traffic incidents. A noteworthy cannabis reform effort by Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D), has even introduced legislation to legalize the marijuana deliveries in an effort to reduce impaired driving. Read More

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