Study: States with medical marijuana laws have lower traffic fatality rates

Researchers found an 11 percent reduction in traffic fatalities on average when examining places that have enacted medical marijuana laws — 23 states (including Rhode Island) and the District of Columbia.

States with medical marijuana laws have fewer traffic fatalities than those without, especially among younger drivers, a new study found.

You would think crash rates might be higher, supposing that more drivers are, too — especially around midnight, when a run to a 7-Eleven…

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