Mixing Alcohol and Marijuana Amplifies THC in the System Three news stories exemplify the tragic results of mixing alcohol and marijuana before getting behind the wheel of a moving vehicle. Most recently, a suspected-DUI driver crashed into a California Highway patrolman in a parked vehicle on Christmas Eve. Andrew Camilleri, 33, died instantly. He left … Continue reading Alcohol and Marijuana together Magnifies Driving Difficulties
Read Part I: Time to get mad about stoned driving. The next step is to change attitudes about stoned driving. Marijuana Policy Project promoted marijuana as an alternative to alcohol in the 2012 campaign to legalize pot in Colorado. However, the recent Rocky Mountain HIDTA Report revealed the overlap between those who use marijuana and … Continue reading Time to get mad, change attitudes about stoned driving, part 2
Driver, allegedly high on marijuana, killed father of four Joseph Bresnyan, a 40-year-old father of four, was changing a flat tire along Interstate 80 near Sacramento on May 3. A passing motorist drifted onto the shoulder of the highway, struck him and killed him. California Highway Patrol arrested the other driver on suspicion of driving … Continue reading Time to Get Mad against Stoned Driving
Three years ago a four-year-old girl in upstate New York survived a brutal car crash when her father drove stoned. The remarkable recovery of Peyton Bean, who survived, is testimony to the advances in modern medicine and the skills of doctors at who treated her. However, her story illustrates the need to changes laws.