University of Colorado to pay volunteers to get high and “drive”

By | March 19th, 2019|Categories: Alcohol, Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Colorado, Driving, Legalisation, News, Research, UK, USA|

Researchers at University of Colorado are looking for volunteers to get high and “drive” Volunteers will be paid $140 for two trips to the Uni Once high, volunteers will have their reaction times and attention tested on an iPad Researchers hope this study can help police and employers better understand how THC impacts [...]

Study finds legalising medicinal cannabis reduces traffic fatalities by “nearly 9 percent”

By | March 15th, 2019|Categories: Driving, News, Research|

States which legalised medical cannabis saw “traffic fatalities by 9%” Legalising medical cannabis is also associated with “decreased beer sales” One study even found that “low concentrations of THC do not increase the rate of accidents, and may even decrease them” One of the leading arguments against legalising cannabis, even for medicinal use, [...]

Cannabis & Driving – Canadian CEO claims cannabis is the “leading cause of fatalities on roadways”

By | February 26th, 2019|Categories: Canada, Cannabis, Driving, News, Uncategorised|

Andrew Murie, CEO of MADD, claimed cannabis is the main cause of death on Canadian roadways Evidence suggests there is no validity to this claim Edmonton Police reported less than 100 incidents involving cannabis-impaired drivers in 2018 The CEO of a non-profit anti-drink driving organisation caused outrage last week, claiming cannabis was the main [...]

Does Cannabis Impair Driving Ability?

By | July 23rd, 2015|Categories: Driving|

If you surf over to the NIDA website Drugabuse.com they have this to say regarding weed and operating heavy equipment. Does Cannabis Impair Driving Ability? Marijuana significantly impairs judgment, motor coordination, and reaction time, and studies have found a direct relationship between blood THC concentration and impaired driving ability (Accid Anal Prev. 2010;42:859-866; Clin Chem. [...]