Many recent crashes in Illinois suggest that pot users think it’s safe to drive after toking, or they simply don’t care. Prior to the decriminalization of marijuana, Illinois experienced less than 1000 vehicle deaths each year. In 2016, the year of marijuana decriminalization, traffic deaths rose to 1078. In 2017, 1091 people died from fatal … Continue reading Marijuana DUI crashes in Illinois rise
3 Girl Scouts killed and adult killed in alleged hit-and-run A hit-and-run driver killed three Girl Scouts and an adult supervisor who were picking up trash along a Wisconsin highway. Wausau ABC affiliate WAOW reported the incident. The driver turned himself in …later. The marijuana proponents tell their friends to run – because they know the … Continue reading Hit-and-run crashes on rise; 3 girls and one adult die
Thirteen Died Because of Young Drug Abuser The driver who rammed into a Texas church tour bus last year had marijuana and Clonazepam in his system. He drove his pickup truck erratically and killed 13 passengers in the bus. The National Traffic Safety Board (NTSB) report said that both marijuana and the prescription medication are … Continue reading Texas Marijuana User Involved in Deadly Bus Crash
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.