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Marijuana, opioids rival alcohol as factors in traffic fatalities
by Greg Gardner, Contributor
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31 May 2018
On 31 May 2018 Forbes reported:
Marijuana, opioids, and non-alcoholic drugs are more likely to be found in drivers killed in vehicular crashes than alcohol, according to a new study released Thursday (31 May) by the Governors Highway Safety Association. ... Here are the numbers: in 2016, 44% of fatally-injured drivers with known results tested positive for drugs, up from 28% in 2006. More than half of these drivers had marijuana, opioids, or a combination of the two in their system.
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... Because law enforcement officials have more accurate ways to measure alcohol levels than levels of other drugs, the impact of marijuana and opioids may be understated.
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