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Study: Medical Marijuana Laws Reduce Fatal Car Accidents


Strawberry cough helps prevent deaths

A groundbreaking study by Dr. Daniel Rees has shown that fatal traffic accidents are reduced after a state legalizes medical marijuana. The drop was a significant 9% average across the board in states such as California. The essential finding of the study was that increased access to medical marijuana depresses the rate of drinking among 20-29 year olds. Alcohol is frequently cited as the major contributing factor to traffic fatalities, which are the leading cause of death in America for those aged 5-34. You can read more about the study here, or download and analyze the full paper for yourself here.

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