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Asbridge, Mark and Hayden, Jill and Cartwright, Jennifer L (2012) Acute cannabis consumption and motor vehicle collision risk: systematic review of observational studies and meta-analysis. BMJ, 12, p. 344. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e536.

External website: https://www.bmj.com/content/344/bmj.e536

Objective: To determine whether the acute consumption of cannabis(cannabinoids) by drivers increases the risk of a motor vehicle collision.

Conclusion: Acute cannabis consumption is associated with an
increased risk of a motor vehicle crash, especially for fatal collisions. This information could be used as the basis for campaigns against drug impaired driving, developing regional or national policies to control acute drug use while driving, and raising public awareness


Item Type
Article
Publication Type
International, Review, Article
Drug Type
Cannabis
Intervention Type
Harm reduction, Crime prevention
Source
Date
February 2012
Identification #
doi: 10.1136/bmj.e536
Pages
e536
Page Range
p. 344
Volume
12
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)

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