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Simultaneous drinking, smoking marijuana increases odds of drunk driving …

Simultaneous drinking, smoking marijuana increases odds of drunk driving, social consequences and harms to self.

Source:
Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. (2015, April 14). Simultaneous drinking, smoking marijuana increases odds of drunk driving, other. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2015 from http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/04/150414212309.htm

ScienceDaily Summary:
Marijuana is becoming increasingly permitted in the US for medical and recreational use. A new study look at the relationship between alcohol and simultaneous versus concurrent marijuana use. Simultaneous users had double the odds of drunk driving, social consequences, and harms to self.

Journal Reference:
Meenakshi S. Subbaraman, William C. Kerr. Simultaneous Versus Concurrent Use of Alcohol and Cannabis in the National Alcohol SurveyAlcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 2015; 39 (5): 872 DOI: 10.1111/acer.12698

 

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