No Easy Way To Measure How Much Marijuana Impairs Drivers
A new study out Tuesday from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety finds that it is very hard to accurately measure through a blood test whether someone’s driving is impaired because of marijuana.
Another AAA study found that the number of fatal crashes involving a driver who had recently used marijuana doubled in Washington state in the year after recreational marijuana was legalized there. Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson talks to Jake Nelson, the AAA director of traffic safety advocacy and research about both studies.
- Jake Nelson, AAA director of traffic safety advocacy and research.
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