Pot Impaired Driving Arrests up 54% in Quebec Since Legalization

Quebec pot arrests behind the wheel up 54% since legalization

One year after the legalization of recreational use of cannabis in Canada, the black market for the drug – as well as its use behind the wheel – continues to keep Quebec police forces busy. In 2018, police collected 795 blood samples from motorists suspected of driving while under the influence, and sent them to Quebec’s medical legal centre for processing.


   

We want to highlight a leading danger of legalizing cannabis — road and highway safety. Here we will share reports of automobile, pedestrian and bicycle fatalities related to cannabis impaired drivers.

New Study Reports Car Crashes Rise 6% in Pot Legal States

Study Finds Car Crashes Are Up In States With Legal Pot

Update on Driving Fatalities in Colorado

There is a massive push over the past several years by law enforcement on impaired driving. They show YTD stats on highways across the state all year long, have a “Click it or Ticket” campaign all year long, and have PSA during holidays, etc. Despite all of their efforts, Colorado is seeing more driving fatalities every year with increasing percentages related to marijuana:

https://www.outtherecolorado.com/annual-death-toll-colorado-roads-continues-increase/

Fatal Crash in Colorado, Injures 4

Driver in fatal crash near Pagosa Springs tests above limit for marijuana

A driver who died last month after causing a three-vehicle crash just west of Pagosa Springs tested nearly double the legal driving limit for THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, authorities said Thursday. Around 10:30 a.m. Dec. 14, Loveland resident Neil Caryl, 27, lost control of a 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 and crossed the center line while headed west on U.S.

Bicycle Fatalities

Pot found in Vt. teen in double fatal crash

BURLINGTON, Vt. – A Hinesburg teenager was under the influence of marijuana when he was killed in a car crash that also claimed the life of a bicyclist two months ago, the investigative report by Hinesburg Community Police shows. Toxicology tests for Joseph A.

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Newport Beach Teens DUID Deaths

Teens killed in San Tan Valley crash identified

Two of the three teens who died in a San Tan Valley crash were identified as Amonte Deshawn Jones, 18, from Mesa, and Chase James Bulmahn, 18, from San Tan Valley, according to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office.

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